Curved Fingers

I know I spend some time picking on the posture, hand position, fingers, ready position … at the piano, so I thought I’d explain some of the reasons: Here are 4 reasons for playing with curved fingers: 1- when your fingers are straight they are all different lengths; but curved, in effect they are the same 2- When your fingers are straight, your thumb can not be properly used; curved fingers bring the thumb into the correct playing position 3- Straight fingers will bend at the first joint, opposite to the motion of the key, delaying key response. With curved …

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