Wei Luo, piano
Fabrizio Chiovetta, piano
John Bloomfield discusses situations in which the hands play in close proximity to one another and provides strategies for untangling the passages and making them easier to play.
Topics covered in this free video: interdependence of hands, shared notes, hands playing close together.
MARY MORAN presents the first and second movements of the Franck violin sonata, discussing the piece and showing simple solutions to problematic passages using the Taubman Approach.
Topics covered in this free video: redistribution, texture, leaps, and interdependence of hands.
What is it like to play without twisting or curling fingers? In the FREE video below, Edna Golandsky discusses the way that rotation and in and out movements become integrated in a scale, preventing uncomfortable and sometimes painful finger positions. You need a union between both rotation and in and out movements to play without strain—just as you need a strong foundation to build a house.
Senior director and co-founder Robert Durso discusses the core concept of rotation in this video and addresses the misconceptions surrounding it. Rotation is one of the pillars of the Taubman Approach. Without it, the work is not complete. If you are looking to teach rotation or learn it yourself, watch this video! It covers the following: Basic Alignment, Single Rotation, Double Rotation.
Edna Golandsky discusses problem-solving at the piano, then works with John Metz on the Chopin Étude Op. 10 No. 1 in C Major.