The series recap.
The body is moving and floating freely and the sound is great
Hand is like a lung. When you inflate the hand, you can play and move.
Exploring horizontal movement of the injured hand
A student broke her hand many years ago and it hasn't healed properly. Now the shoulders and the whole body are tensed up and compensate for the broken arm.
Latest update from Alan on his injury (April 2019)
Alan is attempting to not only avoid the injury but actually heal his shoulder by approaching this segment properly
In other words, really dissect the score and learn it in a way that cultivates healing of Alan's injury
There is a way of not dis-empowering the MCP and really making it work
Alan says he can "sense through" the keyboard better if his palm is down, touching the keys. Notice that he still maintains the hand structure even though his palm is flat
Alan is exploring many concept in this episode and taking us on a journey.
A bit about injury from Alan's personal experience
Alan is talking about specific type of tonus on the fingers complementary to the tonus of the thumb
Alan giving himself a lessons, sort of on Scriabin Op.9
and focal dystonia might just go away
Cramped shoulders and how Tai Chi helps with that
Where the kinematic chain goes from finger tip through the neck into the core
Creates a moving entity
Is curling the nail joints or fingers weakening arches of the hand?
The hand has this amazing capacity to individuate parts of itself from within
Scriabin Op.9 No.1
Don't follow the finger down into the key
Alan injured his hand. Here is what happened
with comments (Alan)
Arm should do most of the work, fingers are only keeping the keys down
Alan talks about dystonia and how to avoid/fix it
Making a tiny adjustments and the thumb being activated
Alan and Jean are working around the injury and trying to make the thumb work again
Intro lesson to the Scales and Injury series
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