Study No. 9 – Trailer

Teaching Notes The purpose of this study is to make us more aware of how different articulations can contribute to the overall character of our phrasing….. Read More Monthly Subscription £4.99/month Subscribe Annual Subscription £45/year Subscribe Köhler Study...

Study No. 8 – Trailer

Teaching Notes The ‘grazioso’ marking and ‘P’ dynamic at the start of the study give us a good indication as to how to approach this work. It is a charmingly romantic piece, which needs to be played with both warmth and elegance. However, there are many...

Study No. 7 – Trailer

Teaching Notes This busy little study contains plenty to keep our technique on its toes! Whilst most of it looks comparatively simple, great skill will be required to play it in a convincing and commanding manner…..   Read More Monthly Subscription...

Study No. 6 – Trailer

Teaching Notes Köhler – Study No. 6. This study is predominantly about playing octave leaps in an energetic manner and with good intonation. Alongside this there are also numerous arpeggios and some awkward chromatic passages that require our time and...

Study No. 5 – Trailer

Teaching Notes In the key of G major, this is a rather heroic study (the marziale marking indicates a positive approach). It has to be played with style, energy and direction. Whilst the melody and harmonies are simple, there is plenty in this piece to work on, from...

Study No. 4 – Trailer

Teaching Notes This study is in A minor, a powerful and authoritative key. It contains numerous repetitive finger actions and swift rising and descending arpeggios in both crescendo and diminuendo. Above all, it should be played with great energy and……...