Questions tagged [fingering-and-positions]

Use this tag for questions regarding piano fingering issues, string instrument finger placements, valved instrument fingerings, trombone slide positions, Theramin hand positions, etc.

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What fingering do you think is better for “bass/chord” left-hand line?

Here is one of million piano arrangements of Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" that I've chosen for learning. And now I'm stuck trying to choose between two fingerings for left-hand line in this part (...
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Is it safe to use thumb position in lower positions on cello?

A piece I've been playing has a notation to use the thumb in 2nd position on cello (with thumb on the D-string F# specifically, where first finger would go in normal 2nd position). I tried it out but ...
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How to move fingers on violin?

I've read that: A common violin fingering problem is the result of excessive tension: not lifting your fingers using the base knuckle. When you look at your left hand, each of your fingers (except ...
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LEFT HAND Piano Fingering logic [closed]

Does anyone have a resource, Basic fingering Logic and left hand posturing for LH Arpeggios including Pivot of wrist Shape and position of left hand throughout arpeggio. Thanks
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General term to cover piano fingerings, trombone slide positions, Theremin hand positions, etc

Is there a general term to describe the concepts referred by "fingering", "(slide) position", perhaps other such words, that describe the specific manipulations of an instrument to ...
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Standard slide positions for notes above high C

What are the standard / usual tenor trombone slide positions for notes above high C? None of the charts I have found online goes beyond C (e.g., below). I managed to find D and E positions on my ...