Category: Technique and Artistry
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The Week of Technique

This week’s Atlas release offers a dynamic duo of print and video for teaching piano technique. In print, we are pleased to offer the innovative Piano Adventures Scale and Chord Books for elementary, intermediate, and advanced students. More than just a technical reference, these books give important musical meaning to the practice of scales, chords, […]

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Inside Glimpse of “Beethoven in Isolation” Webinar

If you’re already a member of Faber Technique & Artistry Online, you are well aware of the webinars we’ve been offering since last week. Here’s some feedback we received from members who were able to participate: “Thank You Randall, really enjoying this! Feel like I’m back in college.” “Thank you for opening our minds to […]

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Beethoven in Isolation

Loss of hearing. Loss of a known world. Frustration. Isolation. Searching. Creativity. Dear musical friends, the words above describe something of the isolation that Beethoven endured. At least we haven’t lost our hearing! Our isolation is richly adorned with technology and media—nothing compared to the trials of Beethoven. With this in mind, let’s come together […]

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Flowers that Bloom in the Fall

Two things you might not normally think of together: autumn and… blooming flowers. But they pair very well when you’re thinking of new piano students. If you have students starting in our Piano Adventures Primer Level, you probably already know where this is going! “Round Hand Shape” is our Technique Secret No. 2, and “blooming […]

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“Partner” Practice

Piano practice often seems like a lonely business. No partners. No other members of the band or orchestra with whom to make music. Yet, when you think about it, the hands themselves need to be partners. Unless they are a team, with each “member” playing its own role, the results may not be so successful. […]