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Mastering the Art of PerformanceA Primer for Musicians$
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Stewart Gordon

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195177435

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.001.0001

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Dynamics during Performance

Dynamics during Performance

(p.117) chapter eleven Dynamics during Performance
Mastering the Art of Performance

Stewart Gordon

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines mental states and patterns that are frequently encountered during the actual performance. It offers advice for pacing yourself, refreshing your physical state, avoiding withdrawal impulses, being creative under pressure, and assessing risk factors. Special attention is given to competitive performance.

Keywords:   pacing, withdrawal impulses, creativity under pressure, risk factors, competitive performance

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