The First Principles Of Pianoforte Playing

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74                    KEY-TREATMENT ; MUSCULAR ASPECT.
Fig. 8.—Description : * The arrows in the above, represent the directions in which the forces tend during bent finger-attitude.
a and b denote the direction of the energy resulting by recoil from the thrusting action of the finger and hand against the key, and manifesting itself upwards and back­wards respectively at the knuckle and wrist joints.
c and cc, the energy that balances this, derived from arm-weight and force.
K ia the Knuckle; W the Wrist; E the Elbow, and S the Shoulder.
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