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Fundamentals on Performing and Teaching Bach Inventions - A 16-session series

Yuan Sheng

Fundamentals on Performing and Teaching Bach Inventions - A 16-session series

An Internationally renowned Bach interpreter and one of the most authoritative voices on playing Bach, Prof. Yuan Sheng takes us on a journey into the world of Bach Two parts inventions. One by one, he will guide us through each masterpiece by looking into some of the most fundamental issues in playing Bach. You will not only explore the essential principles of playing Bach, but also receive tips on teaching and playing each invention. All are part of building up your understanding of playing Bach.

This is a course for all pianists, teachers, and music lovers, no matter your level.

Topics discussed include:
Bach’s compositional writing
What does it mean by “cantabile” playing, and how to do it?
Baroque Fingering
Padeling
Phrasing in Bach’s music
Ornamentation
Legato Playing and Finger Pedaling
Articulations
Balancing of Hands
Listening skills

And more..