Lessons tagged with 'Prokofiev'

Pace your self with complicated passages or jumps

We have to make sure we can make it and that the music "breathes"

Kemal Gekic
Jan 16, 2023

Use the new sense of moving horizontally to improve fast notes

We apply the learned in faster tempo now

Alan Fraser
May 29, 2022

Make it a horizontal experience

The student is "horizontalizing" the piece

Alan Fraser
Apr 3, 2022

Arms' function is lateral not vertical

Sculpt the phrase with an arm and be aware of the line (Prokofiev Vision Fugitives, Op. 22)

Alan Fraser
Mar 31, 2022

Quiet as Cinderella

Kemal focuses on explaining how different sounds can bring out a variety of different characters

Kemal Gekic
Sep 29, 2019

Singing Thumb

We are still working on the theme and the hidden voice in the middle

Kemal Gekic
Jun 23, 2019

That One Melodic Line

Accompaniment needs to stay below and the piece needs to have some character

Kemal Gekic
Jun 22, 2019

Prokofiev is Polyphony

We are kicking off this series with a performance and a little discussion on musical character and polyphony in Prokofiev's works

Kemal Gekic
Jun 15, 2019

Prokofiev - Waltz Op 102 No 1 Part 1

Kemal is helping a student with Prokofiev Waltz

Kemal Gekic
Dec 14, 2015

Prokofiev Visions Fugitives Op.22 Part 1

Frederik and Alan are working on Prokofiev

Alan Fraser
Jun 14, 2014