In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answers questions on pedalling, arpeggios, use of forearm rotation and more in Debussy’s Clair de Lune, MacDowell’s To a Wild Rose and works by Chopin and Handel.
In this month’s practice clinic, Graham Fitch answers questions on playing fast and evenly, Alberti basses and practice methods for a Sonata and Bagatelle by Beethoven, Chopin’s Berceuse and a Mazurka
In this week’s guest post, William Westney explores the concept of “tacit knowing” – how our bodies can often be wiser than our minds and discusses what implications this has for pianists and teachers.
Herman Berens’s Training of the Left Hand (Op.89) is an excellent collection of exercises and studies and our recently completed video series shows how to use a selection of them to improve left-hand technique.
In this month’s Practice Clinic, Graham Fitch answers questions on maintaining focus and concentration when practising, fingering and fatigue in a Chopin Nocturne and several topics in works by Bach and Byrd.
In this month’s Practice Clinic, Graham Fitch answers questions on when to pedal in Scarlatti, coordinating the hands in Schumann’s Melody and how to practise playing softly and lightly in works by Chopin and Mendelssohn.
In this month’s Practice Clinic, Graham Fitch answered questions on works by Brahms, Chopin and Burgmüller. Topics discussed included playing rolled chords, practising grace notes, tackling demisemiquavers and Baroque style.