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13 October 2016, 12:24 | Updated: 5 January 2017, 13:19
You’d think there’s only so much you can do with a C major scale, but somehow Lang Lang has made it extremely impressive.
In the first of a new series of tutorial videos, pianist Lang Lang shows us how to tackle one of the basics of the piano - the C major scale.
But because it’s Lang Lang, that’s international superstar soloist and all-round virtuoso genius Lang Lang, things are never quite as simple as that.
What begins as a simple walk-through of a simple exercise soon turns into a breakneck rendition of the C major scale, something way beyond the capabilities of most beginners…