Playing staccato without tension in Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca

I work with a young pianist showing how to play staccato without holding up the arm and causing tension.

Length: 2’01”

Staccato playing with shaping and phrasing in Beethoven’s Spring Sonata for violin and piano

How short should staccato playing be? I demonstrate how to play and shape shorter notes without interrupting the musical line.

Length: 3’01”