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thank you for that post, i enjoyed that very much. kai
that left hand is very impressive indeed!!!  
good link  

gill
wow! anyone care to comment on his fingering for chromatic scales? he seems to use the 4th and 5th fingers a lot?
although 1 on the whites, 3 on the blacks is a generic/conventional chromatic scale concept, it is not very efficient in cases where great speed is required (or desired).  it is quite common to use various combinations to facilitate quick chromatic passages.  for example, if you study some of the works of chopin, you'll bump into some interesting fingering dilemmas. (like how to play a 17 note chromatic scale on one beat:)  i remember the term "speed fingering" being used.
let's say you're going to play a descending chromatic scale from bb down to e a fast as you can.  try it first using 3131321, then try it using 4321321
...right hand of course:)  

lh you might use 2123412
"secret" technique of playing lightning fast long chromatic runs (0:36) take a look at this sneak preview of my soon to be released video:

lol
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