Secrets of Organ Playing Podcast

Conversations about all things organ playing. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene talk with experts from the organ world - concert and church organists, improvisers, educators, composers, organ builders, musicologists and other people who help shape the future of our profession.


SOPP666: Can you please clarify when using a thumb on black notes is or is not proper fingering”

This question was sent by Bob, and he writes:

“I have read in several places that using the thumb on the black notes is kind of frowned upon. The "Organ Playing Master Course" routinely calls for the thumb on a black note, can you please clarify when it is or is not proper fingering.”


 2021-09-29  6m