Lessons tagged with 'Fingers'

The great deal of robust positive standing energy

if your finger stays tense your thumb is not standing well, same for fingers, if they are solid, thumb will be fine

Alan Fraser
Jul 20, 2021

No thumb under, no finger over

Don't swivel, stand up

Alan Fraser
Dec 29, 2020

Profound functional adjustment

Standing up frees up your forearm and therefore there is less tension

Alan Fraser
Dec 24, 2020

A floating arm, a feather standing finger

Pianimals teachers exercise 12

Alan Fraser
Jul 16, 2020

Heel sinks, fingers cat scratch

Pianimals teachers exercise 4

Alan Fraser
Jul 5, 2020

Awaken the main part of the hand

Forget holding an apple, supination does not let your hand fall down

Alan Fraser
Apr 28, 2020

If the arm freezes, it's game over

Everybody wants to over secure but tense up. Arm needs to be in motion all the time

Alan Fraser
Apr 26, 2020

Finger islation is totallty anti functional

In independence, there is always inter dependence

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2020

Teaching All These Piano Techniques to Young Pianists

Teaching piano is hard. How about the old "hold the apple" routine?

Alan Fraser
May 3, 2018

Rich and Powerful Sound With Arm Weight Technique

Alan explains the real mechanics behind the arm weight technique

Alan Fraser
Apr 24, 2018

What is the Arm-Thumb?

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Mar 17, 2018

The Hand is a Bipartite Structure

Fingers/thumb and the wrist

Alan Fraser
Jul 25, 2017

The Functional Relationship of Thumb and the Finger

Making a tiny adjustments and the thumb being activated

Alan Fraser
Jan 13, 2017

Lifting Fingers

A question about lifting fingers and finger action

Alan Fraser
Nov 11, 2016

Elasticity and Flat Fingers

Asked by: Johannes

Alan Fraser
Aug 20, 2016

Elastic Bowing Movement in the Finger

Alan talks about curved finger curles, Glenn Gould and Horowitz and other various techniques

Alan Fraser
Mar 4, 2016

Lay Down Your Flat Hand

Alan talks about flat fingers, unified flection and agogics

Alan Fraser
Jan 13, 2016

Thumb and the Rest of the Hand

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Jan 2, 2016

Differentiation of Fingers and the Arm

Alan explains what the arm weight is and how people fail to explain it well

Alan Fraser
Nov 28, 2015

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

Flat vs Curved Fingers

Asked by: markeog

Alan Fraser
May 15, 2015