Lessons tagged with 'Phrasing'

Musical mind and physical mechanism should work together

This is how you phrase at the piano

Alan Fraser
Mar 19, 2023 Beginner Information

Weighted touch is not good for phrasing

You can't think horizontally if you play the piano vertically

Alan Fraser
Mar 19, 2023 Beginner Lecture

My arm moves me through the phrase

We need to be well balanced when playing the piano, no other way.

Alan Fraser
May 11, 2020 Beginner Information

Dance with the music with your arms

Fingers alone can't do much, use your arms

Alan Fraser
Mar 2, 2020 Beginner Lesson

That left hand

Don't swivel, stand and move laterally

Alan Fraser
Mar 2, 2020 Beginner Lesson

Arm reflecting the phrase shape is what we want

Moving the same way the note is moving, musically

Alan Fraser
Mar 2, 2020 Beginner Lesson

How to teach kids to practice the piano properly?

Applies to adults too. Avoid mechanical repetition at all cost and a few other things.

Alan Fraser
Jan 14, 2020 Beginner Lecture

This is how You Orchestrate

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

Alan Fraser
Jul 27, 2019 Beginner Lecture

It's not just Music, it's Poetry

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

Alan Fraser
May 9, 2019 Beginner Lecture

Are You Doing Everything You Could

to make your conception actually sound

Alan Fraser
Apr 14, 2019 Intermediate Lecture

Chopin-Etude in a minor Op 25 No 4

Everybody plays staccato but they forget to phrase while doing so

Alan Fraser
Feb 9, 2019 Intermediate Lesson

Prelude in D Major Book I

Move and Phrase, BWV 850

Jovan Haji-Djurich
Sep 9, 2018 Intermediate Lecture

Individuation of the Sound

The hand has this amazing capacity to individuate parts of itself from within

Alan Fraser
Apr 8, 2018 Advanced Lecture

How Do We Apply All This in Music

We are talking about phrasing, sound, horizontal playing..

Alan Fraser
Oct 13, 2016 Beginner Lecture

The Organic Hand

Translate vertical movement to horizontal phrase shaping

Alan Fraser
Mar 30, 2016 Intermediate Lesson

Phrasing with the Arm Part 2

A prelude to the new season of Q&A with AFF. This question was aksed on the last day of AFFI Hope 2015

Alan Fraser
Sep 9, 2015 Intermediate Lesson