Douglas Hill is professor of music and horn at the University of Wisconsin at Madison as well as a past President of the International Horn Society, and a respected teacher and clinician. The 27 chapters of Collected Thoughts cover topics ranging from getting started to preparing for college and professional auditions, and include other subjects such as composing and improvising. There are seven chapters on repertoire that include reviews of music and texts that are the most comprehensive of any horn (or other instrumental) text to date. The process of learning and teaching is extremely insightful for everyone, from the serious student to the most experienced instructor. This book is a must for anyone interested in the horn. It is invaluable!!Assuming that one has the basic physical and mental capacity to perform well and has adequately prepared for such a ... to think of relaxation as being the physical affecting the mental, and autosuggestion as being the mental affecting the physical. Motivation, concentration, and imagination are so much easier to fully realize during an actual performance, when one ... These constant questions break down the concentration necessary to do what has been planned, and all of that mindanbsp;...
|Title||:||Collected Thoughts on Teaching and Learning, Creativity, and Horn Performance|
|Publisher||:||Alfred Music Publishing - 2001|