Something so simple but not taught well
Working on a specific touch that works for entire etude
But it's not only that, isn't it?
The functional hand can not collapse in fast tempo
Alan is working with a young pianist and explaining the importance of standing
We are deconstructing the stand up motion
How should we really perceive gravity
Alan introducing the concept of rhythmic differentation
The structure needs to be elastified
Alan is busting the myth: opposition, not flexion
Remon is caught up in dichotomy. Standing is good but thinking about it all the time can be inhibiting.
Getting that sound we need requires a technical backing
Clarinet-Kreisler-Leibeslied (Vussem 2014)
Rotation is allowing fingers to stand up
A fresh take on arm weight. Thumb through shoulder connection via elastic thumb
Teaching a young pianist to stand up and the sound is better right away
Alan talks about the need of proper connection to the instrument and explains standing
Thumb opposition is one of the basic hands movements and Alan explains why is it very importnat in piano playing
Alan and Frits continue their work from the last year and talk about the importance of standing
Many great things in this lesson. Alan explaines many key aspects of his approach
Alan is helping a stundent's dysfunctional hand stand up and gives great performance advice
Alan is explaining how to 'stand up' the hand while playing scales
Take your time but do stand up and walk. Feldenkrais and Menuhin anecdote
Alan talks about the dome of the hand, harpsichord technique and touch
Alan works with a young student and explains the propper technique
Functional standing that gives us the quality tone
Alan stresses the importance of standing hand from a young age
Standing, double escapement..
How to stand and why is it important?
Vussem workshop, a bit slower lesson but it does describe well some of the key elements
Respectig the laws of the skeleton
Lots of things going on in this lesson. Alan mainly talks about hand structure and function
AFF Institute - Victoria, BC - July 2015