On the piano, a few pieces require me to play a gliss that can often run over a large range of notes, rather than a short range. For example, I am currently learning the piece Maple Leaf Rag. There ...
What is the difference between portamento and glissando while singing?
I am an absolute beginner to music theory, and I am starting to study some songs which are free time (ie no time signature). Looking at this score: tentatively transcribed from this tune: ...
What is the proper technique to perform an upward and downward glissando on piano? In particular, how should you position your hand, and is it important which finger(s) you use?
I have a piece that is in two flats and has a glissando that starts on G and ends on a B quarter note two octaves higher. Am I supposed to glissando on the white keys through A and then hit and hold ...
I'm not sure if sequence/software questions is allowed in the site, but i didn't see any explicit mention against in the faq. I've been using several Midi sequencers with piano roll editors (Ableton, ...
In this piece, from the five Images by Maurice Ravel, there are three “double glissandi”, ascending then descending, over white keys of the piano. One of them uses a fourth interval, the next one uses ...