Lessons tagged with 'Orchestration'

What about articulations or orchestration while playing the piano?

Alan is taking ideas from Feldenkrais and applying it to piano technique

Alan Fraser
Jan 25, 2023

Get the basic sound right away

Part 2 - Rachmaninov Prelude Op.32 No.12 in G sharp minor

Alan Fraser
Nov 2, 2022

The arch is the source of all your tone colorations

Not only that but the very solid foundation on what you should base your piano technique

Alan Fraser
Jan 29, 2021

Harmonic language has emotional logic

We are exploring big sound as well as orchestration in Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G minor Op 23 No 5

Alan Fraser
Dec 21, 2020

Orchestration is Done with Articulation

Orchestration is done with articulation instead of dynamics

Alan Fraser
Sep 5, 2019

Orchestration in Bach

How do we orchestrate in Bach?

Alan Fraser
Aug 2, 2019

The Organic Standing

The hand is related to the body, it's movable and breathing

Alan Fraser
Aug 1, 2019

This is how You Orchestrate

Always be moving. Finger action evolves out of the phrase movement.

Alan Fraser
Jul 27, 2019

Meaning can come through Orchestration

But it shouldn't be imposed or forced

Alan Fraser
Jul 22, 2019

Piano Key is a Mechanical Mimic of Tensegrity Structure

A wonderful demonstration of orchestration at the piano

Alan Fraser
Jul 15, 2019

Amazingly Focused Lead Sound

Ever wondered if something was missing in your playing but you couldn't pin it down?

Alan Fraser
Jun 30, 2019

Is Weighted Touch Good for You

Weighted touch reduces melodic flexibility and orchestral sound

Alan Fraser
Sep 22, 2018

The Difficult Art of Orchestration

How to really orchestrate at the piano

Alan Fraser
May 16, 2018

Getting All the Colors We Need out of the Piano

No weight of the arm interfering with "dancing" with the notes

Alan Fraser
Aug 25, 2017

Throw Yourself into the Certain Frame of Mind

When you hyper orchestrate, the soul appears

Alan Fraser
Apr 12, 2017

Chopin-Etude Opus 10 No 1

From a small workshop in Amherst, MA 2016.

Alan Fraser
Nov 22, 2016

Liszt-Liebestraum in A Flat Major - The Thumb Part 1

Another recent lesson with a focus on the thumb, orchestration and sound

Alan Fraser
Nov 14, 2016

Chopin-Hand Structure in the Harp Etude Part 2

Alan is throwing a lot of super useful info at the student.

Alan Fraser
Nov 10, 2016

Rachmaninov-Prelude in G minor

Valuable info on orchestration, sound, performance...

Alan Fraser
May 28, 2016

What Comes First

Asked by: jocahdj

Alan Fraser
Nov 20, 2015

Expressive Sonority

Alan talks about bold melodic siging or

Alan Fraser
Oct 14, 2015

Three Dimensional Piano Playing

Alan talks about the three dimensions while creating music

Alan Fraser
Oct 13, 2015

Lecture on Orchestration Part 2

Alan is talking about the role of the knee and there is an interesting Q&A session afterwards.

Alan Fraser
Sep 17, 2014

Lecture on Orchestration Part 1

Alan is talking about importance of orchestration and how to approach it best.

Alan Fraser
Sep 16, 2014