Lessons tagged with 'Muscle'

This is how you play the piano musically

Save yourself from additional work and do things the right way right away

Alan Fraser
Sep 20, 2022
Alan Fraser
Aug 17, 2022

Activate the standing muscles in your hand

and use them to play not only scales, but everything really

Alan Fraser
Nov 23, 2020

Flexors, Extensors, Interossei and the Bigger Picture

A very informative bit on our playing aparathus

Alan Fraser
Dec 6, 2019

Forearm Muscles

Forearm muscles and their role in our functional hand

Alan Fraser
Dec 3, 2019

Compression and Tension Elements

So what we are looking for is good kind of muscular tonus not plain old bad kind of tension

Alan Fraser
Mar 29, 2019

Bones Take Over the Work of the Muscles

Very simple idea, but how often do we really practice it?

Alan Fraser
Sep 12, 2018

Should You go to the Gym

and build muscle so you can play the piano?

Alan Fraser
Aug 9, 2018

What is Muscle Tonus

Many muscles in the hand need to be developed to make the hand functional

Alan Fraser
Aug 7, 2018

How do We Manage this Structure

One fundamental error in how we understand human locomotion was that it's all done with muscle contraction

Alan Fraser
Jul 21, 2017

Pronation-Supination and the Hand Muscles

Deeging deeper in the hand function and movement, interossei, MCP

Alan Fraser
Oct 29, 2016

Muscular Engagement

Elasticity, tonus, muscles, bones, skeleton

Alan Fraser
Oct 15, 2016

Forte vs Piano

How do we play forte and what muscles engage while playing piano

Alan Fraser
Oct 9, 2016

Scapular Muscles

Asked by: Plaine

Alan Fraser
Sep 25, 2016

Contracted Triceps and Scales

Asked by: Johannes

Alan Fraser
Aug 30, 2016

The Thumb Neutrality

Why do we use the thumb? A little bit of history and anatomy

Alan Fraser
Apr 12, 2016

Use Your Hand Muscles and Stand

How to stand and why is it important?

Alan Fraser
Jan 5, 2016