Periodization Theory and Peak Performance Exemplified Through Extended Techniques
About the Book
The author examines how new music scores with extended playing techniques call for new practice structures. YouTube access to basic instructional videos and the streaming of sound files allows musicians today to learn easily and independently. Yet, the trailblazers in new music tackled new scores without these aids; they used imagination, experimentation and tenacity. Conscious use of both learning modalities can augment ideas of practice and performance preparation; expanding new music’s reach while preserving its fire.
Practice is differentiated between the quick learning for an upcoming per-formance and the transformative learning that new music offers. Periodiza-tion theory from sport science provides a pedagogical framework for building both mental and physical stamina leading to peak performance.
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