Rotation in scales and the process of minimizing.

One of the first things a pianist learns when adopting the Taubman Approach is how to play scales naturally. I examine the multiple aspects of playing the C Major scale using Mozart’s sonata K.545.

Length: 14’24”

  • 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 Minimizing
  • 12:00 – 13:55 Rotation in slower passage
  • 13:55 – 14:24 Demonstration

Arpeggios and scale crossing, in and out motion and torso position

Masterclass at DPA, London – UK

Length – 26:19