On this month’s apply clinic (Might 2021), Graham Fitch answered questions on coordinating the fingers, utilizing forearm rotation, trills and varied different matters. Works featured embrace Mozart’s Sonata in a minor K310, a Menuet by Lully, Mendelssohn’s Track With out Phrases Op. 19 No. 4, Grieg’s Summer time Eve and Ravel’s Sonatine.

practice clinic screenshot

Follow clinic questions

  • WA Mozart – Sonata in A Minor, K310 2nd Mvt (Bars 16 – 17) – Follow approaches to coordinating the left and proper fingers, significantly when placing the fingers collectively and taking part in the trills
  • Jean-Baptiste Lully – Menuet from Important Keyboard Repertoire (Bar 16) – What’s the objective of the G# in what is basically a bit in D minor?
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Track With out Phrases, Op. 19 No. 4 (Bars 1 – 4) – The way to use forearm rotation in the appropriate approach with a view to play the opening 4 bars with out stress or ache
  • Edvard Grieg – Summer time Eve (Bars 14 – 18) – Getting the left hand in synch with the appropriate hand each slowly and on top of things
  • Maurice Ravel – Sonatine, 1st Mvt (Opening bars) – Recommendations for overcoming difficulties in acquiring the specified sound and evenness within the opening bars of this work (we even have our personal research version for this work – click on right here for extra info!)

Subsequent Pianoforall apply clinics

Our subsequent apply clinic takes place on Wednesday twenty third June on our Fb web page at 12:00 BST. Please sign-up to our mailing listing right here for updates on future apply clinic dates.

Watch earlier clinics

Recordings of previous apply clinics are posted up on our Fb web page and YouTube channel shortly after every occasion. You too can view our full archive of earlier occasions through these hyperlinks!

How they work?

On-line Academy subscribers can submit questions for apply clinics as much as two weeks earlier than every session. This may be completed utilizing the hyperlink offered on the On-line Academy dashboard beneath “subscription advantages” (click on right here to sign-in and go to your dashboard).

Additional info on how our apply clinics work is offered right here or please click on right here to search out out extra in regards to the On-line Academy.

Practising the Piano On-line Academy

The Practising the Piano On-line Academy is the final word on-line useful resource for mastering the piano. It contains a always rising library of over 300 articles, hundreds of musical excerpts and tons of of movies on matters together with practising, piano method and acting from main consultants. Please click on right here to search out out extra in regards to the On-line Academy or on one of many choices beneath to subscribe:

  • Month-to-month subscription – Subscribe for £9.99 a month to get full, limitless entry to all On-line Academy articles and updates (click on right here to sign-up for this feature)
  • Annual subscription – Save over 15% on the month-to-month subscription with an annual subscription for £99.99 per yr and get free eBooks and editions value over £70! (click on right here to sign-up for this feature)