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Indirect procedures : a musician's guide to the Alexander technique

Author: Pedro de Alcantara
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Series: Integrated musician.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A musician's life is filled with many stressful situations: passing auditions, rehearsing and performing with difficult partners, sitting for long hours in uncomfortable chairs, going on stage to face audiences large and small, who may or may not be receptive to the performance they are presented. And yet many musicians are able to surmount these looming obstacles with grace and balance, to find satisfaction and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alcantara, Pedro de, 1958-
Indirect procedures.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012035898
(OCoLC)815835264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro de Alcantara
ISBN: 9780199874828 0199874824
OCLC Number: 844924547
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 251 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Table of Contents ; Introduction ; Part I: The Principles ; 1. The Use of the Self ; 2. The Primary Control: Head, Neck, Back ; 3. Sensory Awareness and Conception ; 4. Inhibition and Non-doing ; 5. Direction ; 6. Action ; Part II: The Procedures ; 7. The Learning Experience ; 8. The Monkey and the Lunge: Back, Pelvis, Legs ; 9. Reaching Out: Shoulders, Arms, Hands, Fingers ; 10. The Whispered "Ah": Lips, Tongue, Jaw, Breath, Voice ; 11. Constructive Rest ; 12. Working on Yourself ; Part III: The Applications ; 13. Technique ; 14. Aesthetic Judgments ; 15. Imitation ; 16. Daily Practice ; 17. Integrative Practice Strategies ; 18. Stage Fright ; Conclusion
Series Title: Integrated musician.
Other Titles: Musician's guide to the Alexander technique
Responsibility: Pedro de Alcantara.
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A thorough revision of a classic and essential guide, Indirect Procedures in its second edition is a comprehensive and practical guide to a musician's health and wellbeing.  Read more...

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