Category Archives: Artur Rubinstein

Piano Technique: The big hand/little hand controversy (Videos)

I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked the same question by either parents, or people I meet on Amtrak. It’s about “piano fingers,” “hand size,” and the best physiological fit for the keyboard. Next in line are queries … Continue reading

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Rare footage of Artur Rubinstein in Hamburg, Germany made into a documentary (Video)

Seymour Bernstein bestowed this gift link to his list of loyal followers, students, friends, et al, and I was fortunate to be one of the recipients. The 27-minute film featured on You Tube, captures Rubinstein’s embracing personality and joie de … Continue reading

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