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The Music Within You

Author : Katsh, S. & Fishman, C.

The Music Within You
ISBN : 9781891278020
E-ISBN : 9781891278853


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In this second and expanded edition, the authors examine the natural and vital role that music plays in everyone’s life, with discussions on the myriad effects of music on human beings, and the potentials of music for therapy and healing. Included are five ways to grow through music, with simple exercises for using one’s innate musical capacities to enhance creativity, communication, and self-confidence. The authors also offer a practical and supportive guide for adult beginners studying voice and other musical instruments. Music therapists and teachers will find this book most useful in creating music experiences for people of all ages, abilities, and needs. (1998, Paperback, 168 pages)

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PrefaceTo The Revised Edition

Introduction

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PART ONE: THE MUSIC WITHIN YOU

1. The Natural Role of Music in Your Life

2. Living Rhythms

3. Your Song in the World

4. The Harmony of Life

5. Music in Your Day

 

 

PART TWO: FIVE WAYS TO GROW WITH MUSIC

6. Develop Your Creativity with Music

7. Discover Joy Through Music

8. Music for Greater Self-Esteem

9. Building Confidence with Music

10. Music for Closer Communication

 

PART THREE: MAKING MUSIC: A GUIDE FOR THE ADULT BEGINNER

11. Playing an Instrument

12. Singing Your Heart Out

 

PART FOUR: LISTENING TO MUSIC: A SPECTRUM OF SOUND

13. Listen to What You Hear

14. A Sound Body: Music and Physiology

15. A Flow of Feelings: Music and Emotion

16. Mind over Music: Sound Thinking

17. Sound and Spirit: Music for the Inner Self

18. Moving Music from the Background to the Foreground

 

PART FIVE: A DEEPER LOOK AT YOURSELF THROUGH SOUND

19. Music Therapy

 

A Final Note

Appendix

Footnotes

 

Bibliography 243

For Further Reading 251