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Music Performance

Resources for music study and performance

Healthy Practice and Performance

The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness
by Gerald Klickstein
MT 75 .K74 2009

Playing (less) Hurt: An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians
by Janet Horvath
ML 3820 .H6 2010

The Biology of Musical Performance and Performance-Related Injury
by Alan Watson 
ML 3820 .W27 2009

Indirect Procedures: A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique, 2nd edition
by Pedro de Alcantara 
RC 965 .P46 A43 2013

The Musician's Breath: The Role of Breathing in Human Expression
by James Jordan  
MT 878 .J67 2011

The Athletic Musician: A Guide to Playing without Pain
RC965.P46 P38 1997

The Musician's Survival Manual: A Guide to Preventing and Treating Injuries in Instrumentalists
by Richard N. Norris
RC965.P46 N67 1993

Psychology of Practice and Performance

Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians
by Stewart Gordon
ML 457 .G66 2006

The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety
by Dianna T. Kenny
ML 3830 .K46 2011

Stage Fright in Music Performance and Its Relationship to the Unconscious
by Michael Goode
ML 3830 .G66 2003

The Confident Performer, 3rd ed.
by David Roland 
BF 575 .A6 R65 1998

Managing Performance Stress: Models and Methods
by David Pargman
BF 575 .A6 P37 2006

The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies
by Stuart Dunkel
ML 3830 .D9 1989

The Inner Game of Music
by Barry Green
ML850 .G73 1986

A Soprano on her Head
by Eloise Ristad
MT2 .R57