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Deepening Musical Performance through Movement: The Theory and Practice of Embodied Interpretation
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Alexandra Pierce singles out elements of music such as melody, meter, and phrase, and investigates the defining quality of each through movement. Although simple, these exercises engage the listening attention in complex ways and can be integrated into a musician's daily practice. Practicing movements that accurately reflect a musical element can improve technique and are audible in performance. They become part of your technical command. Short narratives that illustrate how performance practice problems can be approached and solved are scattered throughout the book. A video companion to Deepening Musical Performance through Movement can be found at the author's website, alexandrapierce.net/deepening.

Music & DanceDanceTheory of music & musicologyMusic & DanceMusic Books Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 26/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9780253222237  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alexandra Pierce is Professor of Music and Movement, Emerita Research Professor at the University of Redlands, California. She is author (with Roger Pierce) of Expressive Movement: Posture and Action in Daily Life, Sports, and the Performing Arts.

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