Hanon Exercise no. 24 focusses on flexibility in the 3rd, 4th and 5th finger.
In this piano tutorial we look at Hanon Exercise no. 23 which is again an exercise for the 3rd, 4th and 5th finger.
This Hanon Exercise follows no. 21 on the same principle. It is also a general exercise for fingers 3, 4 and 5.
In Hanon Exercise no. 21 we are finally starting with the Transcendent Exercises for preparing the fingers for the Virtuoso Exercises. This is a fun and easy one to practice with the hands doing a perfect inverse of fingering.
In the last exercise of the first part of the Hanon series, we are looking at Hanon Exercise no. 20. This exercise is for stretching between the 2nd and 4th and 4th and 5th finger as well a general exercise for fingers 2, 3 and 4.
Hanon Exercise no. 18 is an exercise for all 5 fingers.
It is performance time. Here I play Erik Satie’s Nocturne no. 1
The Nocturnes stand apart from Satie’s piano music of the 1910s in their complete seriousness, lacking the zany titles, musical parody, and extramusical texts he typically featured in his scores of the time.
Building on phrasing from Exercise 1, Exercise 2 of Czerny’s Op. 599 introduces us to some new technique and a different theme.
Building on Exercise 1, Czerny Exercise 2 of Op. 453 gets a bit more complex with more technical facility required.