This is how you phrase at the piano
You can't think horizontally if you play the piano vertically
We need to be well balanced when playing the piano, no other way.
Fingers alone can't do much, use your arms
Don't swivel, stand and move laterally
Moving the same way the note is moving, musically
Applies to adults too. Avoid mechanical repetition at all cost and a few other things.
Always be moving. Finger action evolves out of the phrase movement.
Alan talks about musical tension, singing line of live musical thought
to make your conception actually sound
Everybody plays staccato but they forget to phrase while doing so
Move and Phrase, BWV 850
The hand has this amazing capacity to individuate parts of itself from within
We are talking about phrasing, sound, horizontal playing..
Translate vertical movement to horizontal phrase shaping
A prelude to the new season of Q&A with AFF. This question was aksed on the last day of AFFI Hope 2015