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Topic: Forearm and wrist pain, what's wrong?  (Read 2075 times)

Offline anisiaelena77

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Forearm and wrist pain, what's wrong?
on: March 11, 2016, 06:36:37 PM
In the last days I am facing a big problem, I'm having sore forearm and I can't play relaxed, I have a competition next week and I have to fix this as soon as I can. The piano there is very heavy and my repertoire is almost all in forte and requires great stamina and technique.  I am playing Chopin op. 25 no. 12 and from the third page my hands are getting very stiff, Sonate Beethoven op. 22 which is ok, and the Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6 with the finale octaves that gets on my nerves. I don't think that I'm using the wrong technique...
So, how to fix this muscle pain? Does one day with no practice would be useful?
And another question, how to play on a heavier piano? I found out that I get tired more easily and because the sound it's not really as powerful as I want I am doing a lot more effort.
Thank you! :)
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Offline hardy_practice

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Re: Forearm and wrist pain, what's wrong?
Reply #1 on: March 11, 2016, 08:54:50 PM
Whip a couple of these on.

B Mus, PGCE, DipABRSM
 

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