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Author Alcantara, Pedro de, 1958-

Title Indirect procedures : a musician's guide to the Alexander technique / Pedro de Alcantara.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  615.82 ALC 2013    Claims Retd
Edition Second edition.
Description xix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The integrated musician
Integrated musician.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The principles : The use of the self ; The primary control: head, neck, back ; Sensory awareness and conception ; Inhibition and non-doing ; Direction ; Action -- 2. The procedures : The learning experience ; The monkey and the lunge: back, pelvis, legs, feet ; Reaching out: shoulders, arms, hands, fingers ; The whispered "ah": lips, tongue, jaw, breath, voice ; constructive rest ; Working on yourself -- 3. The applications : Technique ; Aesthetic judgments ; Imitation ; Daily practice ; Integrative practice strategies ; Stage fright ; Conclusion.
Subject Musicians -- Health and hygiene.
Alexander technique.
Added Title Musician's guide to the Alexander technique
ISBN 9780195388596 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0195388593 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195388602 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195388607 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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