The Inner Game of Music

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Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1986 - Music - 225 pages
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By the best-selling co-author of Inner Tennis, here's a book designed to help  musicians overcome obstacles, help improve  concentration, and reduce nervousness, allowing them to  reach new levels of performing excellence and  musical artistry.
  

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It's a bit tricky to rate this book. It appears that it has some very sound advice for musicians, but since I'm not a real musician, I cannot tell whether this is true or not. Anyhow. I learned about ... Read full review

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I read this many years ago on the recommendation of one of my piano teachers. I'm so glad I did. I can't think of anything new I'd add to the recommendations made by others except to agree with them. It is hugely helpful. Read full review

Contents

THE MOZART IN US
1
THE INNER GAME
10
THE INNER GAME SKILLS
25
THE POWER OF AWARENESS
37
THE POWER OF WILL
53
THE POWER OF TRUST
77
LETTING GO
88
COPING WITH OBSTACLES
111
TEACHING AND LEARNING
130
THE INNER GAME LISTENER
143
PARENT AND COACH
162
INTEGRATION AND BALANCE
176
ENSEMBLE PLAYING
189
IMPROVISATION COMPOSITION AND CREATIVITY
206
Acknowledgments
222
Copyright

IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
122

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About the author (1986)

Barry Green served as principal bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony for twenty-eight years. Currently the principal bassist with the California Symphony and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and active as a bass soloist and teacher, he teaches bass at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and for the young bassist program of the San Francisco Symphony Education Department.

Green has been performing for young audiences in schools in the Bay Area, as well as performing bass workshops and concerts on tour. He is also the author of The Inner Game of Music with W. Timothy Gallwey and has written seven Inner Game of Music workbooks for keyboard, voice, instruments, and ensembles. He conducts Inner Game seminars throughout the world. He lives with his wife in Oakland, California.

For information on Green’s personal appearances and publications, please contact his website at www.innergameofmusic.com and www.themasteryofmusic.com.

W. Timothy Gallwey has been called the catalyst for the era of sports psychology. Since the publication of Inner Game books on tennis,
golf, and skiing, " inner skills are considered to be as important as technical skills by athletes and coaches. Gallwey is now a sought-after
speaker and seminar designer. He lives in Agoura Hills, California.
Dr. Robert Kriegel, a former all-American athlete, has coached both Olympic and professional athletes. The New York Times said his work " spurred a revolution in performance practices.    He is now a commentator on ESPN for the U.S. Professional Ski Team and on National Public Radio's Marketplace program and has recently done two specials for PBS.

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