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Only then can the hand bounce quickly enough to leave the key immediately after striking it. This is a law! It is a good idea for the teacher to watch closely the student's wrist when he is playing a saltarello passage. Important: A good staccato in its final form must have an almost invisible hand bouncing, as though vibrating from the wrist. An excessive hand movement involuntarily slapping the keys cannot help producing a common tone. However, the wrist joint in staccato technique must be developed first by slow, high hand movements.
Editing, I have discovered, is not an easy, casual task. Although Silvio's use of English was quite good and easily understood by his students and friends, his writing was a different story, particularly in matters of syntax and le mot juste. So, I plodded along, trying to make his ideas as easily understandable as possible, but, at the same time, I was determined to retain his colorful flair and penchant for hyperbole. Here, then, we have valuable pedagogical suggestions ("Laws," Silvio would call them) that should be of great help in anyone's effort to achieve artistry in piano playing.
Page 7 Pearly Finger Work Let us now treat a passage with high finger action but with a light touch, and we hear delightful, pearly, glittering effects. Examples 3 and 4 illustrate passages that would best be favored by a pearly touch, but we must bow with admiration to the hand and imagination of a virtuoso when we hear unexpectedly a passage or an entire Chopin etude (say the "Black Key") played with a pearly touch. Blessed be long boney fingers for such an unusual style. Example 3. 1. Example 4.