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Films of Seymour Bernstein

A lesson with Seymour Bernstein: “You and the Piano” based on his book With Your Own Two Hands, Self-Discovery Through Music. Movie produced and directed by Quin Mathews (1986).

Part 2 The Human Mechanism — (15:14)

“We have learned that the Model B Steinway piano has over 20,000 parts. Each part designed and positioned with scientific and artistic precision. If you wish to make the human mechanism into an instrument of musical expression, then you have to learn to move each and every part of that mechanism with a precision all of its own. The movements being as comfortable, as they are biologically sound.”