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American pianist Doug Johnson is fascinated with the
phenomenon of movement in music performance. He has completed a training in Body Mapping, and has now developed his own approach
called Kinematic Integration. This was the inspiration
for Alan Fraser naming his developmental approach to the science and art of pianistic movement Piano Kinematics.
The seemingly complicated structure of Piano Kinematics stems organically from a few basic principles. First and foremost,
any physical approach to piano technique must grow out of the requirements of the music, and must feed back into those
requirements, enhancing and expanding the possibilities in pianistic expression. The table below illustrates the main
foci of Piano Kinematics and their localized branches. Eventually, links to lesson or lecture excerpts will illustrate each
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