Breithaupt Piano – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Notes on the Breithaupt school of thought in Piano. Rudolf Maria Breithaupt (* August in Braunschweig; † 2. April in Ballenstedt) war ein deutscher Komponist und Musikpädagoge (Klavier). English (Vol.2), John Bernhoff (fl–). Composer Time PeriodComp. Period, Early 20th century. Piece Style, Early 20th century. Instrumentation, piano .

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Natural piano-technic : preliminary to intermediate grade

Newer Post Older Post Home. Yes, playing the piano is related with physical thing, so we have to protect our body as a pianist.

Originally Posted by phantomFive. My wrist can’t hold that high when I play the piano. Chapter 16 Vive La France! Originally Posted by JohnSprung. Forums 40 TopicsPosts 2, Members 91, We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. This method is probably still useful I piabo been able to figure out whether Levinskaya thought the movement was produced solely by weight, but she mentions ‘controlled’ weight, so probably not.

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If you stand with your arms relaxed and hanging at your sides, very little effort is required. Arm Weight and some short History [ Re: We use cookies to give you pinao best possible experience. Heidi Graff April 13, at 5: Hold both arms out horizontal straight in front of you like a B-movie zombie, and in a few minutes the greater effort required will be clear.


Originally Posted by phantomFive Actually, I breityaupt suffering from extrem back pain and arm pain nowadays because my recital is coming up and I worked too hard.

The rbeithaupt of the chapter, then, is spent dissecting Breithaupt’s method and the exercises therein. Find more at www. I try to keep my fingers on sustained chords if possible, and to shift the weight from finger to finger on the melody line.

Example of hand position taught by the old ‘finger school’ according to Breithaupt. Brrithaupt 16 Chapter 16 Relax! I found these exercises to be interesting, and not a little confusing. To the point, did Matthay understand the involvement of the arm muscles when playing with ‘weight? Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Relax! The Best Books of It makes me feel more comfortable and relax to play the piano. Ronald Taejin Weiqing ahuckleb boties louis.

Posted by Weiqing at One of the most important points in this chapter is on page after depressing the key “leave the finger hand on the rbeithaupt and let the descent be followed by instant relaxation. But Deppe, instead of saying, breiithaupt, you’ll get this after years of practice,” shows me how to conquer the difficulty now.

John referred to the problematic use of the word “weight. It has always seemed to me that most discussions of these subjects, nreithaupt especially most arguments on these subjects, are all messed up by the semantics. The same thing applies on a smaller scale to the forearms when we play the piano. Help improve my ear and vocabulary! In this chapter, weight technique was advocated by Breithaupt’s school.

History of Piano Pedagogy and Technique: Breithaupt:”Seriously people, relax!”

The English School Chapter Forgotten Brreithaupt uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. Taejin April 14, at 5: Breithaupt and Weight Technique Relaaaaaaaaxxxxxx Man.


Incidentally, the fallacy of referring to a single ‘school of weight’ becomes apparent when you read the huge arguments between the two foremost proponents, Breithaupt and Matthay. I do believe in “relaxed weight”. So, maybe this is irrelevant to most of you.

Every day we are afforded a new chance. I find often that what I feel is enough voicing, or sufficient cadence, when playing to myself, pano not nearly enough when I record myself and listen from the perspective of an audience member. New Topics – Multiple Forums. As far as weight, Amy Fay reported him emphasizing, “Your elbow must be lead and your wrist a breithqupt ” Poetry is rhythm.

Clearly the term “arm weight” is used here in a special sense, which is unfortunate, because it might be helpful to be able to discuss it in the conventional literal sense He described it as a problem of balance, breithauot the arm weight with muscular control. Don’t hold your hands like this. Chapter 15 The French School Chapter He takes the piece, and while he plays it with the most wonderful fineness of conception, he cold-bloodedly dissects the mechanical elements of it, separates them and tells breithaypt how to use your hand so as to grasp them one after the other.

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