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

Author: Pedro de Alcantara
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Technique can be applied to all areas of musical activity, from instrumental and vocal technique, sound production and interpretation, to daily practice, rehearsal routines, and the mitigating of stage fright and other health problems."--Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro de Alcantara
ISBN: 0198165684 9780198165682 0198165692 9780198165699
OCLC Number: 34742327
Description: xiv, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The principles --
1. The use of the self --
2. The primary control --
3. Sensory awareness and conception --
4. Inhibition --
5. Direction --
6. Action --
pt. II. The procedures --
7. The lesson --
8. Breathing --
9. The monkey and the lunge --
10. The arms and hands --
11. The whispered 'ah' --
12. Table work --
13. Combined procedures --
14. Working on yourself --
pt. III. The applications --
15. Technique --
16. Daily practice --
17. Aesthetic judgements --
18. Norms and deviations --
19. Delayed continuity --
20. Variables and constants --
21. The trampoline --
22. Imitation --
23. Stage fright.
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