Lessons tagged with 'Fingers'

The great deal of robust positive standing energy

if your finger stays tense your thumb is not standing well, same for fingers, if they are solid, thumb will be fine

Alan Fraser
Jul 20, 2021 Intermediate Lecture

No thumb under, no finger over

Don't swivel, stand up

Alan Fraser
Dec 29, 2020 Beginner Lesson

Profound functional adjustment

Standing up frees up your forearm and therefore there is less tension

Alan Fraser
Dec 24, 2020 Beginner Lesson

A floating arm, a feather standing finger

Pianimals teachers exercise 12

Alan Fraser
Jul 16, 2020 Beginner Information

Heel sinks, fingers cat scratch

Pianimals teachers exercise 4

Alan Fraser
Jul 5, 2020 Beginner Information

Awaken the main part of the hand

Forget holding an apple, supination does not let your hand fall down

Alan Fraser
Apr 28, 2020 Beginner Information

If the arm freezes, it's game over

Everybody wants to over secure but tense up. Arm needs to be in motion all the time

Alan Fraser
Apr 26, 2020 Beginner Information

Finger islation is totallty anti functional

In independence, there is always inter dependence

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2020 Beginner Information

Teaching All These Piano Techniques to Young Pianists

Teaching piano is hard. How about the old "hold the apple" routine?

Alan Fraser
May 3, 2018 Intermediate Lecture

Rich and Powerful Sound With Arm Weight Technique

Alan explains the real mechanics behind the arm weight technique

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2018 Intermediate Lecture

What is the Arm-Thumb?

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Mar 17, 2018 Intermediate Lecture
Alan Fraser
Sep 13, 2017 Intermediate Lecture

The Hand is a Bipartite Structure

Fingers/thumb and the wrist

Alan Fraser
Jul 25, 2017 Beginner Lecture

The Functional Relationship of Thumb and the Finger

Making a tiny adjustments and the thumb being activated

Alan Fraser
Jan 13, 2017 Advanced Lesson

Lifting Fingers

A question about lifting fingers and finger action

Alan Fraser
Nov 11, 2016 Intermediate Lecture

Elasticity and Flat Fingers

Asked by: Johannes

Alan Fraser
Aug 20, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Elastic Bowing Movement in the Finger

Alan talks about curved finger curles, Glenn Gould and Horowitz and other various techniques

Alan Fraser
Mar 4, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Lay Down Your Flat Hand

Alan talks about flat fingers, unified flection and agogics

Alan Fraser
Jan 13, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Thumb and the Rest of the Hand

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Jan 2, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Differentiation of Fingers and the Arm

Alan explains what the arm weight is and how people fail to explain it well

Alan Fraser
Nov 28, 2015 Intermediate Lesson

On Structure - Standing - Pressure

Lots of things going on in this lesson. Alan mainly talks about hand structure and function

Alan Fraser
Sep 4, 2015 Intermediate Lesson

Flat vs Curved Fingers

Asked by: markeog

Alan Fraser
May 15, 2015 Intermediate Lesson