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Hi Everyone,

I've taken the book: "Musical Languages" by Joseph P. Swain out of the library.   I have not started it yet, but it appears to follow what you have mentioned in a few of your videos Beth.  About the using techniques such as tapers to bring an internal dialogue into our playing.  I would be interested if anyone has read this book. 



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Posted: February 23, 2012
Last Comment: February 24, 2012

Posted: February 24, 2012

Hi Beth,

I only picked it up last night but from what I've been able to gather the book is about music in general with examples from Bach, Valdi, Shakespeare, Handel, the Beatles, and Beethoven, to mention only a few.  I think it should be a good read.



Posted: February 24, 2012
I'm in the middle of The Musician's Way and Guitar Zero.  Both are giving me insights into learning and practice.  I just placed Musical Languages on hold at the library.  This looks interesting, too.

Beth Blackerby
Posted: February 24, 2012
Cool. That's exactly what I was talking about. I'll have to find the book. Is is geared toward string players, or all musicians?