At the St.Petersburg Conservatory in 1862, Leschetizky
introduced the technique of a relaxed, weight-produced
sound which later became the foundation of the Russian
piano school. This revolutionary approach changed the
destiny of piano literature and paved the way for such
giants as Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.
Peskanov believes that 21st century Piano Pedagogy
has to combine the performing element with a reflection
of these great traditions of the past. "The inspiration of
making music evolves from the realization of technical
• (Video Clip No.1 - Level I of Piano Olympics)
This presentation of scales and exercises is based on the
requirements for Level I of the The Piano Olympics Manual.
The enclosed materials cover the various elements of
The Russian Technical Regimen for the Piano and are
introduced in a format that is appropriate for the
Author: Alexander Peskanov
Publisher: Classical Video Concepts, Inc.
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