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... The Alexander Technique, which is used by actors, dancers, and musicians, is described. Teachers ... of the Alexander Technique pay particular attention to the head, neck, and torso relationship. ...
... Reviews and recommends Pedro de Alcantara's book examining the Alexander Technique (Oxford U Press ... . Alexander. Notes that de Alcantara attempts to "argue in favor of the Alexander technique" as well as clear up misconceptions about it. ... , 1997, 313p, $75/$19.95) including the history of the relaxation technique developed by F.M ...
... Presents notes on the Alexander technique and the way it is used by music teachers and explains ... how recorder players can benefit by practicing and studying new pieces while keeping in mind the basics of the Alexander technique. ...
... A commentary discusses the Alexander Technique for physical therapy, created by Frederick Matthias ... playing. The Alexander Technique stresses the natural alignment of the head, neck, and torso, which ... sets up a healthy interplay between all the moving parts. A sidebar lists resources for people wanting to learn the Alexander Technique. ...
... Presents discussion of the use of the Alexander Technique in playing the double bass. Explains the ... sidebar about Frederick Matthias Alexander who developed and taught the technique early in the twentieth century. ... development and utilization of the technique which is described as a practice devised to develop ...
... Music teacher Alice Ann O'Neill describes the Alexander Technique for bowing stringed instruments. ...
... Reviews de Alcantara's analysis (Oxford University Press, £25) of how the Alexander technique can ... . States that the author is a cellist, singer, and teacher of the Alexander technique living in ... Paris. Considers de Alcantara's description of the origin of the Alexander technique, and its usefulness for professional musicians. ...
... Describes a personal experience using the Alexander Technique to reduce stress while playing the ... technique to improve performance while playing. Describes the benefits of the technique. ...
... The Alexander Technique for oboists is examined. While most musicians are familiar with the ... technique, few are clear on the underlying principals of the method or how its application can positively ... affect oboe playing and performance. Both the principals of the technique and how oboists can best use it to improve their playing are discussed. ...
... Violin and viola pedagogue Mark Knight reveals why Alexander technique and Carl Flesch form the foundation of everything he teaches. ...
... Briefly discusses the Alexander Technique for relaxation as used by musicians to improve their ... vocal skills and performance. Quotes Martha Bernard, a vocal/Alexander instructor, explaining the ... method, and Diane Young, a teacher of the technique, on the gradual changes students experience. ...
... The Alexander Technique has a long history of helping musicians and singers perform with less ... playing an instrument or singing, the Alexander Technique also can boost the quality of the music ... itself. The technique has been used and endorsed by well-known musicians such as Paul McCartney, Sting, and Yehudi Menuhin. ...
... Heirich's book which teaches singers the Alexander Technique, a method for maximizing muscle efficiency (Mornum Time Press), is reviewed. ...
... Outlines the principles of the Alexander Technique and discusses how recorder teachers can use ... this approach to address student problems. Emphasizes the positive changes experienced by players as a result of Alexander work. ...
... Discusses personal experiences of learning and teaching the Alexander Technique from the point of ... starting Alexander lessons, misconceptions about the technique, and the benefits of learning to think and move differently when performing. ...
... principles of the Alexander Technique - a process of relaxation and re-learning correct, efficient movement - to guitar playing. ...
... reviewed. Becher discusses the technique of composing variations in the context of Alexander ... "Die Varianten-Technik am Beispiel Alexander Zemlinskys" (Böhlau, 1999), by Christoph Becher, is ...
Practical Musician: Take a Breath
Strings (2005) Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 24-25
... The Alexander Technique, a systematic way to identify overuse of muscles as well as mental and ... physical energy in musicians, is discussed. Alice R. Pryor, an Alexander Technique teacher since 1980 ...
... The author discusses the use of the Alexander Technique to train singers. Studies suggest that it ... restricted vocal mechanisms. A session with voice teacher and Alexander Technique practitioner Carolyn ...