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Good Posture Is Essential…

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Not Yet…

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The Conductor’s Interpretation!

                Presto – A Happy Dog!

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An Old One, I Know; But Here It Is Again…

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Opera Remains The Preserve Of The Rich?! Think again…

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Wrong Note? Don’t Beat Yourself Up.

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Feed Me!

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Eminent Neurologist Oliver Sachs Discusses The Importance Of Music On The Brain…

 SIX QUESTIONS — July 28, 2009, 12:18 pm Musicophilia: Six Questions for Oliver Sacks By Scott Horton Columbia University Professor Oliver Sacks is probably the country’s best known neurologist. But his greatest talent may be his ability to make the … Continue reading

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The Sound Of Silence!

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“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” -George Bernard Shaw

A fascinating study in how to practice was published by Dr. Noa Kageyama. I have ‘nicked’ it and reproduced it in full here. I hope he doesn’t mind! 8 Things Top Practicers Do Differently By Noa Kageyama, Ph.D. | Mar … Continue reading

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