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The Inner Game of Music

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Transcript of The Inner Game of Music

AWARENESS
Timothy Gallway's Ideas
* "The Inner Game of Tennis"
Inner Game vs.Outer Game
The Inner Game of Music
INNER GAME
*Distractions can allow the inner voice in your head an opportunity to interfere with your performance

*If you don’t give your performance your undivided attention.
*There are parallels between playing sports and playing music
*Practice/Train
(majority of practice behind the scenes)

MUSIC
SPORTS
*Compete/Perform
*Uncertain performance
*Concentrate
Causes of
Bad

Inner Game
Goal: to overcome PHYSICAL obstacles in your solo piece
Goal: express your full potential while faced with MENTAL obstacles
Do YOU Have Good Inner Game?
Physical Signs of
Bad
Inner Game
SWEATY
HANDS
DRY MOUTH
FEELING
SICK
LOSS OF
HEARING
LOSS OF SIGHT
TENSION
Play for the love of music
Don't worry
...no one enjoys my performance...
...I'm not even good..
...I'm worried about
my accompanist
...what if my reed
cracks?...
...I know that high note
won't come out...
The Inner Mozart
Childhood
100% Concentration
20% Performance
10% worried
about tuning
15% anxious
about tempo
30% thinking about the audience
25% worried about
upcoming difficult
passage
Puts the musician in touch with what's happening in the present with a non-filtered perception
Sight: focus your eyes on your sheet music, even if memorized. Pay attention to notes, and phrases.
Hearing: like focusing on sight, focusing on the sound of your instrument can draw full attention to the performance, silence the inner voice and relax your body
Musical exercise: Playing in front of a mirror
Physical exercise: Simultaneous reading
Will
Sets goals, moves direction towards it.
Music in your head: hear the perfect version in your head, play a duet with yourself during your performance. If a note does not correspond, your nervous system will make instant, unconcious adjustements
Exercises:
If you trust yourself physically and trust your own musical ability, you can perform musically.
Feeling out of control: you feel confidant about you performance the more prepared you are
*Write a list of concerns and make them into personal goals during practice
Exercises:
Musical Exercise: Dance Character

Trust
OUTER GAME
Exercises
VS
Interpretation
&
Style
Note
Accuracy
Articulation

Technique
Self
Doubt
Concentration
Nervousness
Musical exercise: Commit to Pitches, Fingerings and Breathing Places
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