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Author Watson, Alan H. D., 1953-

Title The biology of musical performance and performance-related injury / Alan H.D. Watson.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    612.0024 WAT    Available
Description xxii, 369 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note CD-ROM includes illustrations from the book (color versions), and animations, soundfiles, and videos.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the tissues of the body -- Posture and the back in musical performance -- The shoulder, arm, and hand : structure and problems -- Breathing in singing and wind playing -- The voice : management and problems -- The embouchure and wind playing -- The structure and organization of the brain -- How the performance of music affects the brain -- Hearing and the processing of musical sound by the brain -- Performance-related stress and its management.
Subject Music -- Performance -- Physiological aspects.
Music -- Performance -- Psychological aspects.
Music -- Performance -- Health aspects.
Musicians -- Wounds and injuries.
Overuse injuries -- Prevention.
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