The Inner Game Of Music
by Barry Green with W. Timothy Gallwey
Bassist Barry Green wrote this classic on the psychology of playing music inspired by Timothy Gallwey's Inner Game books. The insights and exercises can help you achieve a greater joy of music.
The Inner Game of Music was inspired by W. Timothy Gallwey's Inner Games books such as The Inner Game of Tennis. Bassist Barry Green wondered if some of the approaches used in sport would also apply to music performance.
One of the main ideas of the book is that performance is equal to potential less mental interference. In other words, one goal is to reduce the amount of mental interference that gets in the way of an excellent performance. I can relate to that!
The chapters include:
There are many excellent insights and exercises in this book to help you achieve greater performance, confidence, and joy in your musical adventures.
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Subject keywords: music,psychology,personal growth