Lessons tagged with 'Wrist'

Alan Fraser
Aug 27, 2023

Liszt - Mazeppa part 1

From a workshop in Belgrade, December 2021

Alan Fraser
Jan 11, 2022

Rotate internally and don't drop your wrist

Alan explores and explains some key concepts in the midst of going through dozen a day. Things like internal rotation and don't fall down concept

Alan Fraser
Nov 16, 2021
Alan Fraser
Apr 21, 2021

Agile wrist and forearm

Using the wrist to inflect the music, to form the music

Alan Fraser
Apr 13, 2021

Let's Talk About the Wrist

Alan talks about how information flows throughout the wrist and why is it important it's not blocked

Alan Fraser
Dec 15, 2019

Addicted to the Sense of Being in Balance

Where is the keystone of the arch? Second MCP or the wrist?

Alan Fraser
Dec 22, 2017

The Hand is a Bipartite Structure

Fingers/thumb and the wrist

Alan Fraser
Jul 25, 2017

Lesson II-10-Kiddie Craft

Handy Harry and Rex Wrist

Alan Fraser
Jun 26, 2017

Why The Less Flexible Wrist

You stop moving the wrist and music acquires this static quality

Alan Fraser
May 1, 2017

The Wrist Movement for Debussy

Alan shows a wrist movement totally opposite from what you would expect

Alan Fraser
Feb 24, 2017

Functional Wrist and Thumb for Better Scales

Stable wrist, rotation and functional thumb are prerequisites for healthy scales

Alan Fraser
Feb 5, 2017

Elastic Placement for Better Scales

Overholding, springy wrist and elasticity

Alan Fraser
Feb 8, 2016

Elastic Release for Brilliance and Ease

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

Alan Fraser
Jan 18, 2016
Alan Fraser
Oct 2, 2015

Rotation and Stretchy Passages

Alan talks about rotation via Liszt's La campanella

Alan Fraser
Sep 11, 2015

Beethoven Sonata Op. 57 1st Mvt - Appassionata Part 2

Part 2 - Appassionata with Alan. More on hand structure and piano walking among other things

Alan Fraser
Aug 31, 2014

Beethoven Sonata Op. 57 1st Mvt - Appassionata

Alan is helping Jordan empowering her playing. A really good example of Alan's teaching.

Alan Fraser
Aug 4, 2014