Here’s what I’m working on today. I’m not able to keep this in tune. My C is too flat. I also need to come back to D in tune, since this is basically a turn on D, and that has to be a good reference point.

First, my goal is to get the E in my head, and really hear the major third E-C. Then, to stay in tune, I’d like to have my thumb be my point of orientation while I adjust my arm structure and relax my 1 finger in order to get C. Then, my thumb can help me find D again. I still haven’t gotten it; in fact this post is coming at the beginning of the practice. As I find the right posture for my arm, I need to avoid tensing up the L shoulder.

I am just curious about whether this is the approach recommended by Emily in her (should be) famous post.