Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance [Audiobook] download free by Aaron Williamon

Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance Audiobook download free by Aaron Williamon
  • Listen audiobook: Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance
  • Author: Aaron Williamon
  • Release date: 2004/7/18
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780198525356
  • Rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Votes: 171
  • Review by: Ariah Fraser
  • Review rating: 7.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/20
  • Duration: 3H59M14S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-22
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AIFF, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV (compression TAR, DMG, Z, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M41S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Musical Excellence offers performers, teachers, and researchers, new perspectives and practical guidance for enhancing performance and managing the stress that typically accompanies performance situations. It draws together, for the first time in a single collection, the findings of pioneering initiatives from across the arts and sciences. Specific recommendations are provided alongside comprehensive reviews of existing theory and research, enabling thepractitioner to place the strategies and techniques within the broader context of human performance and encouraging novel ways of conceptualizing music making and teaching.Part I, Prospects and Limits, sets out ground rules for achieving musical excellence. What roles do innate talent, environmental influences, and sheer hard work play in attaining eminence? How can musicians best manage the physical demands of a profession that is intrinsically arduous, throughout a career that can literally span a lifetime? How can performers, teachers, and researchers effectively assess and reflect on performance enhancement for themselves, their colleagues, and theirstudents? Part II, Practice Strategies, presents approaches for increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of practice. These are examined generally for the individual and ensembles and specifically for the tasks of memorizing, sight-reading, and improvising music. Musicians spend vast amounts of time and energy acquiring and refining their skills, but are there particular rehearsal strategies that they can employ to produce better performance results or to achieve the same results more quickly? Whatimplication does existing knowledge of human information processing and physical functioning have for musical learning and practice? Part III, Techniques and Interventions, introduces scientifically validated methods for enhancing musical achievement, ordered from the more physical to the psychological to the pharmacological; however, they all address issues of both mental and physical significance for the musician. Collectively, they stand as clear evidence that applied, cross-disciplinary research can facilitate musicians' strive for performance excellence. Throughout, the book highlights ways for musicians to make the most of their existing practice, training, and experience and gives them additional tools for acquiring and developing new skills. Each chapter is underpinned by physical and psychological principles relevant to all performance traditions that demand dedication and resilience, unique artistic vision, and effective communication.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Techniques Of Music / Music Tutorials, Cognition & Cognitive Psychology, Educational Psychology, Child & Developmental Psychology, Experimental Psychology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 70.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 168x239x19mm
  • Weight: 540g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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