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?
Phrasing in Bach’s music
Legato Playing and Finger Pedaling
Balancing of Hands