Two or more notes from one physical gesture, case 1: the ratchet

August 14,2018

The principle of the “ratchet”

There is a general category of motions that are capable of producing a series of sounds from one and the same continuous gesture.   This is of special advantage when playing very fast.

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Changing Fingering

Changing Fingering.   Changing any habit at the keyboard.

B. has been  working on the Italian Concerto.

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Sometimes Geometry Helps

August 10,2018

Getting from one place to another on the keyboard.

First of two entries:

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