Lessons tagged with 'Touch'

Weighted Touch and the Nature of the Key

Alan covers a few important concepts in this short episode such as paying attention to everything in the score

Alan Fraser
Jul 5, 2019 Beginner Lecture

Is Weighted Touch Good for You

Weighted touch reduces melodic flexibility and orchestral sound

Alan Fraser
Sep 22, 2018 Intermediate Lecture

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

Fingertip Dropping into the Key

And as it drops the hipjoint rises

Alan Fraser
Feb 2, 2018 Intermediate Lesson

The Interchange Between Sound and the Feelings

The initial point of touch, fingertip and the key

Alan Fraser
Jan 24, 2018 Intermediate Lesson

There Should Be No Struggle With the Keys

Overly expressive playing vs. this flux of up and down we have been talking about

Alan Fraser
Jan 17, 2018 Intermediate Lecture

Articulate Through the Sheen of the Pedal

Feel the string vibration

Alan Fraser
Oct 16, 2017 Intermediate Lesson

Ondine - The Grammar of Touch

Book II, Prelude No. 8

Alan Fraser
Oct 6, 2017 Advanced Lesson

The World of Berceuse

We are exploring that touch and that feeling of 'tunneling the keys' in order to get the sound we want

Alan Fraser
May 10, 2017 Advanced Lesson


Alan answers a question on overpressing

Alan Fraser
Aug 24, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Shake Hands with The Piano

In a moving way..the propper way to touch the piano

Alan Fraser
Apr 6, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Skeletal Touch

On touch and joining via Chopin

Alan Fraser
Nov 3, 2015 Intermediate Lesson

Expressive Sonority

Alan talks about bold melodic siging or

Alan Fraser
Oct 14, 2015 Intermediate Lesson

How to Play a Nocturne Part 1

Alan discusses voicing, figuration, melodic lines and shaping in e minor Chopin's Nocturne

Alan Fraser
Aug 16, 2015 Intermediate Lesson
Alan Fraser
Jul 24, 2015 Intermediate Lesson