Work on the technique of piano playing – at speed
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. There is a simple exercise to strengthen the fingers: put your elbows on the table, freely extend your arms. Raise your index finger as high as possible and easily tap it on the table. A simple movement must be repeated alternately with all fingers of both hands, achieving tremors of equal strength. Only the phalanges are strained, the hands remain relaxed.
EXERCISES FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND GAME SPEED
No less important! Contact with the keyboard. In the initial stages of working on the piano technique, it is important to develop a sense of support. To do this, the wrists are lowered below the level of the keys and extract sounds due to the weight of the hands, and not the strength of the fingers. Inertia. The next step will be to play along one line – scales and simple passages. It is important to remember that the faster the pace of the game, the less weight is on hand. Synchronization. The ability to play harmoniously with the whole brush begins with the study of trills. Then it is necessary to establish the work of two non-neighboring fingers, with the help of thirds and broken octaves. At the final stage, you can proceed to arpeggiato – a continuous and full-sounding game with a change of hands.
Chords There are two ways to extract chords. The first is “from the keys” – when the fingers are initially located above the desired notes, and then a chord is extracted with a short, energetic push. The second – “on the keys” – the passage is made from above, without preliminary fingers. This option is technically more complex, but it is it that gives the light and quick sound of the work. Fingering. The alternation order of the fingers is selected at the initial stage of learning the work. This will help in further work on the technique, fluency and expressiveness of the game. The author’s and editorial instructions given in the musical literature must be taken into account, but it’s much more important to choose your own fingering, which will be comfortable for performance and will allow you to fully convey the artistic meaning of the work. Beginners should follow simple rules: For any exercise or passage, fingering must be recorded. The load on the fingers should be uniform. In fast sequences, care must be taken to ensure that repetitions occur as rarely as possible. Discipline. Young pianists are tempted to replace weaker fingers, the ring finger and little finger, with a strong middle one.
It is necessary to pay due attention to the training of harmonious development of the entire brush. Dynamics and articulation. You need to learn the work immediately at the indicated pace, given the signs of expression. There should not be any “training” rhythms. Having mastered the technique of playing the piano, the pianist acquires the skill of playing music naturally and naturally: the works acquire completeness and expressiveness, and fatigue disappears. Posted by Yekaterina Naumenko (votes: 2, average: 4.50 out of 5) COMMENTS Svetlana 11:38 Reply Yes, indeed, an extremely strange advice about the pace of learning – completely agrees with Olga’s regular question. I think that the teacher will not only threaten with a finger, provided that he does not faint.)