Edna Golandsky discusses Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 8

0:05-0:47: Trill: measuring number of notes and in&out 0:47-3:24: part scale/part arpeggio 3:25-4:20: exception in shaping when thumb crosses under 4:20-6:27: one black key changes the in and out + to avoid stretching of the thumb 6:41-8:05: using rotation and grouping to cover distances and changes of direction 8:08-9:48: arpeggio: crossing over thumb in the…

Chopin Etude Op. 25 No. 6 and Op. 25 No. 1: Double Thirds

0:00-2:12: double rotation and settling the arm equally behind each note 2:12-3:38: in and out and fingering in the trill 3:38-4:34: fingering, crossing and shaping in moving double thirds 4:35-5:45: ascending chromatic double third scale 5:55-6:47: opening of Chopin op 10 no 8 completely minimized 6:53-13:23: Chopin op 25 no 1: Edna showing a few…

Rotation, playing Scales with the Taubman Approach and the process of minimizing

Length: 14’24” One of the first things a pianist learns when adopting the Taubman method is how to play scales naturally. Edna goes through the multiple aspects of playing the C Major scale using Mozart’s K.545. 0:00 – 3:00 Rotating as a unit 3:00 – 6:00 Mozart’s K.545 6:00 – 9:00 Shaping 9:00 – 12:00…