Odam, George: The Musician's Body (Ashgate Books) Paperback


Catalogue No: 9780754662105
Shop Product Code: 2470644

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Subtitle: A Maintenance Manual for Peak Performance

Department: Music Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

Publisher: Ashgate

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Contents: Foreword; Preface: being well, playing better; Safety instructions; Basic functions; Situations that place the musician at risk; Posture. Your body in harmony with your instrument; Musicians, instruments and the workplace. Adjusting the task to suit your body; The musician's body explained; Mind and music. Further psychological aspects; Troubleshooting for musicians. Basic body maintenance and solving problems; About this book; Sources of further information; Recommended bibliography; Index.