Lessons tagged with 'Musicianship'

Piano Somatics examines musicality in Beethoven's Fur Elise

Alan shows that even a simple piece like Fur Elise can be given new expressive life when the hand knows how to walk beautifully on key.

Alan Fraser
Apr 3, 2024

Bring your hand arch to life

By giving it a posture or "acture" as Alan says

Alan Fraser
May 17, 2023

Your piano practice should be a reflection of your mind flow

The music is flowing, so should your body

Alan Fraser
Jan 30, 2023

Stand stand

The sound transforms while you stand

Alan Fraser
Oct 4, 2022

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

Go slow in order to go fast

Learn music slower but in the end you play musically much quicker

Alan Fraser
Sep 16, 2022

Better physical organisation for better musical expression

There can't be one without the other

Alan Fraser
Apr 12, 2020

Glenn Gould piano technique

A question about Why Glenn Gould sat so low turns into a great rant about musicianship

Alan Fraser
Jan 9, 2020

It's not just Music, it's Poetry

Alan talks about musical tension, singing line of live musical thought

Alan Fraser
May 9, 2019

The Physical And the Musical

What are the mechanisms that translate our musical thought to the keyboard?

Alan Fraser
Apr 26, 2019

Becoming One with the Instrument

This is what it's all really about

Alan Fraser
Dec 20, 2018
Alan Fraser
Oct 21, 2018

Everything we do is Intimately Related to the Musical Content

All this talk about technique, what about musicianship

Alan Fraser
Oct 4, 2018

Always Feel the Underlying Current of Sadness

We are beginning our journey into decoding Schumann

Alan Fraser
Mar 31, 2017