Slur Gesture

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Level 2B Technique Secrets

The second secret is SLUR GESTURE

Painter’s Brush Stroke

A pianist can play several notes with a single motion.
This smooth wrist motion is called a slur gesture.

As you play, imagine the smooth brush stroke of a painter.

Your wrist will rise slightly through the slur.

Play this R.H. slur gesture in HIGHER octaves.

 

 

Play this L.H. slur gesture in LOWER octaves.