Master the fundamentals of piano technique including posture, wrist position, finger shape, etc. Stresses arm weight. For Part 2 & the rest of this unique course: http://www.doctorkeys.com/
(For sheet music of the piece I play: http://www.doctorkeys.com/chord-piano-lessons/prelude-in-c.html )
If you play tennis, you know how great it feels when you stroke the ball just the right way. When your movements are aligned with basic physical principles, you’re able to drive the ball with speed, accuracy, and mimimal effort.
Well, piano playing has its athletic side, too. And what you’ll learn in “Piano Technique: A Whole-Body Approach” can, without a doubt, raise the level of your “game.”
This lesson is perfect for beginners, but also for more advanced students who know there’s more to piano technique than what you do with your fingers.
An extended segment in Part 2, “Tips and Troubleshooting,” details the most common technical problems students experience, and shows you how to solve them.
PART 1 (10 minutes, 20 seconds)
01:36 Letting gravity do the work
03:33 Practicing the release
04:56 How to sit (height, posture)
05:35 Hand position; drop onto the thumb
09:02 Recap; preview of Part 2
PART 2 (Separate video) (11 minutes, 24 seconds)
• Finger position; how to play a five-note scale
• First chord exercise
• Tips and troubleshooting
• Moving on from here; playing faster
Video Rating: / 5