Elementary Technique - Fundamentals of Scales & Arpeggios
Whole-body and Posture for Arpeggio Playing
When we play an arpeggio, the arm motions are quicker than in a scale. In a scale we have 8 notes per octave, an arpeggio we have 4. In this video I look at: Whole-body choreography Managing smooth arm motions with no dipping in the elbow Control of the thumb – do we pass the thumb under or shift the arm? Both are possible, but I prefer to turbo assist the movement to the thumb using a rotary movement and thinking of throwing the hand towards the next thumb note Alignment of the arm on the middle fingers (rather...
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