The technique of playing the piano is a combination of skills, abilities and techniques with which an expressive artistic sound is achieved. The virtuoso possession of the instrument is not just technically competent performance of the work, but also the observance of its stylistic features, character, pace. Piano technique is a whole system of techniques, the main components of this system: large equipment (chords, arpeggios, octaves, double notes); small equipment (gamma-like passages, various melisms and rehearsals); polyphonic technique (the ability to play several voices together); articulation technique (correct execution of strokes); pedalization technique (the art of pedaling). Work on the technique of playing music, in addition to traditional speed, endurance and strength, implies purity and expressiveness.
It includes the following steps: Development of the physical capabilities of the fingers. The main task of novice pianists is the liberation of the hands. The brushes should move smoothly and without tension. It is difficult to work out the correct setting of hands on weight, so the first lessons are performed on a plane. Continue reading
Petya, Petya, how could you! Exchange jurisprudence for a pipe! – the angry uncle of a negligent nephew, who quit the service of a titular adviser in the Ministry of Justice for the sake of serving Eutherpe, the patroness of music, was chastising with such words. And the name of his nephew was Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. And today, when the music of Pyotr Ilyich is known to the whole world, when international competitions are held to them. Tchaikovsky, in which academic musicians from all countries take part, it can be argued that it was not in vain that Petya abandoned jurisprudence. In the work of Pyotr Ilyich there are many serious works that won him worldwide fame, but he also wrote music that was understandable and accessible to children. Tchaikovsky’s works for children are familiar to many from early childhood. Who has not heard the song “The grass is green”? – She was hummed and hummed by many, often without suspecting that the music belongs to Tchaikovsky. Continue reading
Listen to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov. You won’t notice how you are transported into the world of Tales, magic, science fiction. “The Night Before Christmas”, “Golden Cockerel”, “Snegurochka” … These and many other works of the “Great Storyteller in Music” by Rimsky-Korsakov are imbued with a childhood dream of a fabulous life, of good and justice. The heroes of epics, legends, myths come from the realm of music to your dream world. With each new chord, the boundaries of the tale are pushed wider and wider. And, now, you are no longer in the music room. The walls have dissolved, and you are a participant in the battle with the sorcerer. And it depends only on your courage how the fabulous battle with evil ends! Victory of Good. The composer dreamed about it. He wanted every person on Earth, all of Mankind, to become a pure, void-free creation of the Great SPACE. Rimsky-Korsakov believed that if a person learns to “look at the stars”, the world of people will become better, more perfect, kinder. He dreamed that sooner or later the Harmony of man and infinite Cosmos would come, just as the harmonious sound of a “small” note in a huge symphony creates beautiful music. Continue reading