Lessons tagged with 'Octaves'

How about octave jumps?

Are the octaves played "from the wrist" or is there something else at play?

Alan Fraser
Jun 29, 2023

It's not an octave, it's two orchestral voices

The way you stand up in your hand could and should allow for this

Alan Fraser
Mar 13, 2023
Alan Fraser
Apr 21, 2021

The thumb should not invert

Also on forearm rotation and octaves

Alan Fraser
Oct 2, 2020
Alan Fraser
Sep 3, 2020

A growing hand arch even in octaves

Pianimals teachers exercise 27

Alan Fraser
Aug 23, 2020

Fast octaves

Alan's take on fast octaves, submitted by Mark Riches

Alan Fraser
Jul 24, 2020

Chopin-Etude in b minor Op 25 No 10

Octaves and the beautiful middle section. Such a versatile etude.

Alan Fraser
Jun 14, 2019
Alan Fraser
Sep 6, 2017

Forte Octaves

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Aug 11, 2017

Horowitz Style Octaves

Asked by: hadarmo2

Alan Fraser
Feb 28, 2017

Chopin-Etude Opus 10 No 1

From a small workshop in Amherst, MA 2016.

Alan Fraser
Nov 22, 2016

Octaves and The Thumb

We are talking about the thumb and octaves in this lesson

Alan Fraser
Apr 18, 2016

Movable Structure

The importance of movable structure when playing the piano

Alan Fraser
Mar 23, 2016

Elastic Release for Brilliance and Ease

Structured hand is not a stiff hand if it's elastically created

Alan Fraser
Jan 18, 2016

Octaves and Biotensegrity

Elasticity and biotensegrity applied to octaves

Alan Fraser
Dec 8, 2015

Metacarpals and Rotation in Octaves

Last day of AFFI Smith 2015 lecture/Q&A

Alan Fraser
Nov 11, 2015

Lecture on Octaves and Chords Part 1

Lecture No.2 from AFF Institute Hope, MI 2015

Alan Fraser
Aug 18, 2015

Chopin - D flat Nocturne Op 27 No 2 Part 3

Even though this lesson is on Nocturno, Alan really talks about hand structure, grasping, octaves..

Alan Fraser
Jan 14, 2015