6 FREE piano lessons on pedalling


By Ellie Palmer

08 June 2020

Piano teacher and educator Graham Fitch delves into the fiddly world of pedalling – and shows you how to master it

The Basics of Pedalling

Graham begins by taking you through the basics, starting with the right (sustaining) pedal – the most commonly-used pedal. This lesson complements his full-length article inside Pianist issue 83.  

 

The Una Corda and Sostenuto Pedals

Now that you've mastered the sostenuto pedal in the first lesson, it's time to take a look at the left and middle pedals. This lesson complements Graham's full-length article inside Pianist issue 85.

 

Practising Without the Pedal

We can sometimes overuse the sustain pedal in order to cover up mistakes and uncertain passages. In this lesson, Graham shows you how to avoid using it as a safety blanket. This video lesson compliments his article inside Pianist issue 109.

 

 

Piano Pedalling in Baroque and Classical Piano Repertoire

Graham continues his in-depth lessons on pedalling, this time focusing on finger pedalling for Baroque and Classical piano music. This lesson complements his full-length article inside Pianist issue 84.

 

Legato Pedalling

Pedalling is not as simple as just 'pedalling'. There are many different ways to use what is a complex device. Graham looks at the art of legato pedalling in this lesson. This lesson complements his full-length article inside Pianist issue 83.

 

 

Advanced Piano Pedalling Techniques

In this final lesson, Graham looks at advanced piano pedalling techniques. Learn about fractional pedals and half pedals relating to the right (sostenuto) pedal. This lesson complements his full-length article inside Pianist issue 84.

 

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