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Practicing piano scales – four advanced exercises
Practicing piano scales – four advanced exercises Today’s article expands on the two previous posts regarding technical practice methods (How to practice Hanon Exercises and Improving piano scales) by introducing four advanced exercises for practicing piano scales. The word ‘advanced exercise’ is not used here because only more advanced pianists will be able to benefit … Read more
Improving piano scales – foundations of piano technique
Improving piano scales – foundations of piano technique Today’s article discusses two important aspects of learning piano scales: the technical positioning, and hand and thumb shifts to improve the evenness … Read more
How to practice Hanon exercises?
Piano technique How to practice Hanon exercises? There is a lot of controversy regarding the application of Hanon exercises. Some of the criticism addresses a rather ‘unmusical’ nature of those … Read more
Piano octave exercises for small hands
Piano technique Piano octave exercises for small hands Performing double octaves on the piano is a challenging task, particularly if your hands are small. To help you develop a comfortable … Read more
Piano double octaves – find the best fingering for your hand type
Piano technique Piano double octaves – find the best fingering for your hand type In today’s article, I would like to discuss the traditional fingering for double octaves in piano: … Read more