Technical Exercises and Regimes


Chords (6)

My very favourite warm-up is to play chords in all inversions, major then minor, through all twelve keys. Do this hands together, two octaves apart. I like to play each chord using a staccato from the fingers, pulling the finger tips towards the palm of the hand without allowing the arm to join in the pull, and holding onto the last chord before the next set: My approach is major then minor, then transpose up a semitone until you get back to the key you started in. There are two things that are most important: Make...

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