Psychology for Musicians Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

ISBN-10: 0195146107
ISBN-13: 9780195146103
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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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 288 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 1.342 lbs. Language: English