The First Principles Of Pianoforte Playing

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CONTENTS
EXTRACT (Continued) page
Table of the Two Concepts
61
Recapitulatory of Chapter XVI: "The Limbs Employed"
62
Figs. 6 and 7: Illustration and Description of Thrusting and Clinging Finger
63
Recapitulatory of Chapter XVII: "The Required Actions and In-actions"
65
Table of Required Muscular-Discriminations
72
Figs. 8 and 9; The Muscular-Tendencies During Flat and Bent Finger-Methods, Respectively
74
Fig. 11: Faulty Action in Two Front Phalanges of Finger
75
Note: The Staccatissimo
75
Note: The Nature of Glissando
76
Recapitulatory of Chapter XVIII: "The Three Chief Muscular
Tests"
77
Recapitulatory of Chapter XIX: "The Three Species of Touch-formation"
79
Table Showing Relationship Between Species of Touch, Move­ment, and the Resting
84
Recapitulatory (reduced) of Chapter XX: "Enumeration and Classification of Touches"
85
TableFinal Classification
88
Summary of Part III
89
Note: Exceptional Forms of Staccato and Legato
98
Note: Incorrect vs. Correct Finger-technique
99
Part IV:—On Position.
Preamble
103
Recapitulatory of Part IV (Position)
104
Summary of "Position"
111
Fig. 16: Faulty Position of Thumb
112
Fig. 17: Illustration of Flat-Finger Staccato
112
Fig. 19: Correct Position of Thumb
112
Figs. 20 and 21: Illustration of Correct and Incorrect Posi­tion of Arm
112
Conclusion: Glossary and Summary of the Main Teachings
113
Final Summary of "Extract "
119
ADVICE TO TEACHERS AND SELF-TEACHERS
121
Summary of Main Points to be Insisted Upon whilst Teaching
128
APPENDIX.
Lkgato First, or Staccato?
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