fingering


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the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument

touching something with the fingers

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His most unique fingering idea, which he calls "thumb crawling," involves playing a key with the thumb, then holding it down with the thumb knuckle while extending the tip of the thumb to play the next key.
Bar-Niv gives many wonderful fingering tips for students, teachers and performers.
I've never been one to just accept published fingering cues.
When troubleshooting the cause of roughness in a section, before concluding that something in my physical approach must be adjusted, I first assume there's an easier fingering.
Colors for 3 scale fingering concepts are blue for the groups of 3 fingers (12-3), red for the use of the 4th finger (fingers 1-2-3-4 or 1-2-4) and green for the fingering of the first or final notes when the scale or arpeggio begins or ends with an incomplete group (and finger 5).
So many decisions needed to be made and so many difficulties mastered that the sheer complexity of what he was trying to do meant that he could not master the fingering issues.
First, teacher and student plan the passage, including the fingering to be used.
The following sections deal with four issues particularly relevant to small-handed players: legato playing; fortissimo playing; playing octaves, large chords, and arpeggios; and fingering.
Fingerings are limited to starting positions and position shifts.