This e-book, The Alexander Method Utilized to the Method and Posture of 29 Western Musical Devices, is printed in a PDF format. It’s a detailed introduction to and software of the rules of the Alexander Method to 29 of essentially the most performed devices within the symphonies, chamber music teams, and as solo devices from the Western tradition, classical and different kinds. Included within the 29 are singing and conducting.
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THERE IS A DANGER THAT THE MUSICAL OR ATHLETIC GOAL OF GREATNESS MAY BE WITHHELD OUT OF REACH, IF YOU’VE NEVER EXPERIENCED SUSTAINING THE POTENTIAL OF THE GOAL.
What do I imply?
You’re an aspiring athlete or musician, and dealing extraordinarily laborious to be the perfect in your sport in your instrument, however aren’t there but, so that you’ve by no means been there.
There might have been moments whenever you had a peek at your potential, however they had been fleeting. In truth, you could by no means, as you’re working intensely to achieve your objective, skilled the potential for the way good you possibly can change into in your instrument or in your sport.
HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU WILL ACHIEVE GREATNESS.
HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU WON’T?
HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU’RE NOT LETTING YOURSELF ACHIEVE GREATNESS?
This final query is what this essay is about.
When an individual goes to a psychotherapist, and the therapist asks the consumer to cease doing one thing or to do one thing they’ve by no means performed earlier than, then the consumer might say they’ll’t do no matter, as a result of they’ve by no means performed it earlier than.
Take into consideration this reply.
IT SHUTS THE DOOR ON HEALING, IF THE CLIENT REFUSES TO ACCEPT THE POTENTIAL FOR DOING SOMETHING NEW, FOR TRANSFORMATION.
Let’s say you’re an aspiring runner or piano participant, who has been coaching or practising like mad for years to be the perfect.
This implies you’re not there but, so that you’ve by no means performed the piano or run, sustaining the exercise lengthy sufficient to see you will have the potential for greatness.
THE LONGER YOU TRAIN OR PRACICE TO BECOME A GREAT RUNNER OR PIANIST AND HAVEN’T ARRIVED, THE GREATER THE POSSIBILITY DOUBTS WILL ARISE THAT YOU’LL NEVER GET THERE.
If this occurs, then you possibly can be setting your self up for by no means getting there, though you possibly can.
What I’m saying right here is you’ve unconsciously come to imagine you’ll by no means be a world class athlete or performing musician.
TO CONTINE TO STRIVE FOR SUCH A LOFTY GOAL, AND AT THE SAME TIME DOUBT WHETHER YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE IT, MEANS YOU’RE NOT FULLY CONSCIOUS OF YOUR FEAR OF FAILURE.
YOU MUST BECOME FULLY CONSCIOUS OF YOUR FEAR OF FAILING TO REACH YOUR GOAL, AND THEN CHOOSE TO LET YOURSELF REACH THE GOAL!
When lies are believed, they usually’re too horrifying to take a look at, they set you up for failure.
You need to carry them out into the open, confront the lie of the idea, and select to realize your objective of greatness, as a result of you’ll be able to.