Lessons tagged with 'Standing'

One Fundamental Idea that will Change Your Piano Technique

Something so simple but not taught well

Alan Fraser
Sep 30, 2018 Beginner tutorial

Chopin-Etude in E Major Op 10 No 3

Working on a specific touch that works for entire etude

Alan Fraser
Jul 18, 2018 Intermediate lesson

Feel The Weight of Your Arm

But it's not only that, isn't it?

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2018 Intermediate lecture

Teach The Reflexes to Stand Up in Fast Tempo

The functional hand can not collapse in fast tempo

Alan Fraser
Apr 12, 2018 Beginner lesson

Standing in Scales and Why is it Important

Alan is working with a young pianist and explaining the importance of standing

Alan Fraser
Apr 11, 2018 Beginner lesson

Stand Up Straight Up

We are deconstructing the stand up motion

Alan Fraser
Jan 24, 2018 Intermediate lesson

Means of Establishing a New Relationship with the Gravity

How should we really perceive gravity

Alan Fraser
Oct 31, 2017 Intermediate tutorial

Rhythmic Differentiation and the Motion that Stands Your Hand Up

Alan introducing the concept of rhythmic differentation

Alan Fraser
Oct 24, 2017 Advanced tutorial

Keeping the Angle the Same

The structure needs to be elastified

Alan Fraser
Jul 31, 2017 Intermediate lesson

Putting the Thumb Under in Scales

Alan is busting the myth: opposition, not flexion

Alan Fraser
Jun 5, 2017 Intermediate lesson

Standing and Arm Weight How To

Remon is caught up in dichotomy. Standing is good but thinking about it all the time can be inhibiting.

Alan Fraser
May 15, 2017 Advanced lesson

Hitting vs Standing Up

Getting that sound we need requires a technical backing

Alan Fraser
Apr 27, 2017 Intermediate lesson

Alan Working with the Clarinetist

Clarinet-Kreisler-Leibeslied (Vussem 2014)

Alan Fraser
Mar 24, 2017 Beginner lesson

Very Alive Fingers

Rotation is allowing fingers to stand up

Alan Fraser
Mar 22, 2017 Intermediate lesson

Elastic Standing

A fresh take on arm weight. Thumb through shoulder connection via elastic thumb

Alan Fraser
Mar 15, 2017 Advanced lesson

Clementi Sonatina and Standing

Teaching a young pianist to stand up and the sound is better right away

Alan Fraser
Dec 25, 2016 Beginner lesson

The Sense of Connection

Alan talks about the need of proper connection to the instrument and explains standing

Alan Fraser
Sep 5, 2016 Intermediate lesson

The Whole Finger Action Via Thumb Opposition

Thumb opposition is one of the basic hands movements and Alan explains why is it very importnat in piano playing

Alan Fraser
Jun 5, 2016 Beginner lecture

Chopin-Scherzo in B flat minor Part 1

Alan and Frits continue their work from the last year and talk about the importance of standing

Alan Fraser
Jun 1, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Beethoven-Fur Elise Part 2

Many great things in this lesson. Alan explaines many key aspects of his approach

Alan Fraser
May 26, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Beethoven-Fur Elise Part 1

Alan is helping a stundent's dysfunctional hand stand up and gives great performance advice

Alan Fraser
May 22, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Standing Hand in Scales

Alan is explaining how to 'stand up' the hand while playing scales

Alan Fraser
May 20, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Just Stand Up and Walk

Take your time but do stand up and walk. Feldenkrais and Menuhin anecdote

Alan Fraser
May 6, 2016 Beginner lecture

The Difference Between Falling Down and Standing Up

Alan talks about the dome of the hand, harpsichord technique and touch

Alan Fraser
May 2, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Piano Walking and the Young Pianists

Alan works with a young student and explains the propper technique

Alan Fraser
Mar 14, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Drop and Stand

Functional standing that gives us the quality tone

Alan Fraser
Mar 14, 2016 Intermediate lesson

The Importance of Standing

Alan stresses the importance of standing hand from a young age

Alan Fraser
Mar 11, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Second Ballade Opening

Standing, double escapement..

Alan Fraser
Jan 8, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Use Your Hand Muscles and Stand

How to stand and why is it important?

Alan Fraser
Jan 5, 2016 Intermediate lesson

Fundamental Function

Vussem workshop, a bit slower lesson but it does describe well some of the key elements

Alan Fraser
Nov 10, 2015 Intermediate lesson

Skeletal Piano Playing

Respectig the laws of the skeleton

Alan Fraser
Sep 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

On Standing on the Keyboard

AFF Institute - Victoria, BC - July 2015

Alan Fraser
Aug 31, 2015 Intermediate lesson