The Alexander technique for musicians /

The Alexander technique for musicians /
Kleinman, Judith, author.
New England Conservatory
Part 1. Prelude. Why might a musician use the Alexander Technique? ; How to use this book ; F.M. Alexander's discoveries and the development of his ideas -- Part 2. The fundamentals. Habit in the learning process ; The primary control ; Inhibition ; Direction ; Attention and awareness -- Part 3. Tuning your instrument. Body mapping ; Breathing ; Voice ; Vision -- Part 4. Stillness and movement. Semi-supine ; Hands on the back of a chair ; Balance ; Movement and energy -- Part 5. Exposition. How to receive an Alexander lesson ; Teacher-pupil relationships ; Coordination ; Instrumental technique ; What is good practice? -- Part 6. Performance. Performance anxiety ; Preparing for powerful performance ; Enhanced ensemble skills -- Biographies of F.M. Alexander, F.P. Jones and Dr. W. Barlow -- The development of the Alexander Technique at the Royal College of Music.

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Library holdings:
New England Conservatory Spaulding Library
ML3820.K54 A44 2013Available