Technique for Large Stretches

Graham Fitch has an excellent set of tutorials for Pianist magazine discussing techniques for playing series of notes with large stretches. The tip concentrates on keeping the hand natural and moving as much as possible rather than extended your reach at a fixed position. This active movement involves avoiding having the hand at it’s furthest reach for too long.

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Brian E. Young

I'm a graphic designer (portfolio), classical pianist and artist in Baltimore, MD. I host the Uncanny Creativity Podcast helping to demystify the creative process and creator of, an online shop for apparel and games. Twitter: @sketchee

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