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Psychology for Musicians Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

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ISBN-10: 0195146107

ISBN-13: 9780195146103

Edition: 2006

Authors: Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, Robert H. Woody

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This book provides a concise, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to psychological research for musicians - performers, music educators, and studio teachers. Designed to address the needs and priorities of the performing musician rather than the research community, it reviews the relevant psychological research findings in relation to situations and issues faced by musicians, and draws out practical implications for the practice of teaching and performance. Rather than a list of do's and don't's, this book equips musicians with an understanding of the basic psychological principles that underlie music performcance, enabling each reader to apply the content flexibly to the task at hand.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Musical Learning
Science and Musical Skills
Musical Skills
Expression and Interpretation
Reading or Listening and Remembering
Composition and Improvisation
Managing Performance Anxiety
Musical Roles
The Performer
The Teacher
The Listener
The User