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Art of Practicing

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ISBN13: 9780517708224
ISBN10: 0517708221
Condition: Standard
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This landmark book enlightens amateur and professional musicians about a way of practicing that transforms a sometimes frustrating, monotonous, and overly strenuous labor into an exhilarating and rewarding experience. Acclaimed pianist and teacher Madeline Bruser combines physiological and meditative principles to help musicians release physical and mental tension and unleash their innate musical talent. She offers practical techniques for cultivating free and natural movement, a keen enjoyment of sounds and sensations, a clear and relaxed mind, and an open heart and she explains how to

Prepare the body and mind to practice with ease

Understand the effect of posture on flexibility and expressiveness

Make efficient use of the hands and arms

Employ listening techniques to improve coordination

Increase the range of color and dynamics by using less effort

Cultivate rhythmic vitality

Perform with confidence, warmth, and freedom

Photographs show essential points of posture and movement for a variety of instruments.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780517708224
Subtitle:
(a guide to making music from the heart )
Foreword:
Menuhin, Yehudi
Publisher:
Bell Tower Book
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Interpretation (phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Subject:
Music -- Performance -- Physiological aspects.
Subject:
Practicing
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
104-331
Publication Date:
c1997
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 271 p.
Dimensions:
8.56x5.81x1.03 in. 1.04 lbs.

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