411 • Hobbled Hands

Some misinformed students try to play the piano while applying a self-inflicted tension-hobble on their shoulders, arms, and hands, thus substantially hindering the natural motion of the entire pianist mechanism and in result sabotaging their expressive range. Like trying to conduct an orchestra in a straight jacket.

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