Notes from the Green Room: Coping with Stress and Anxiety in Musical Performance / Edition 1

Notes from the Green Room: Coping with Stress and Anxiety in Musical Performance / Edition 1

by Paul G. Salmon, Robert G. Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787943789

ISBN-13: 9780787943783

Pub. Date: 07/14/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Methods for overcoming pre-performance jitters

Notes from the Green Room explains the causes of musical performance anxiety and suggests methods for dealing with it effectively. The authors show how proper preparation-as well as techniques such as learning experiments, relaxation training, tension management, and graded exposure to groups of

Overview

Methods for overcoming pre-performance jitters

Notes from the Green Room explains the causes of musical performance anxiety and suggests methods for dealing with it effectively. The authors show how proper preparation-as well as techniques such as learning experiments, relaxation training, tension management, and graded exposure to groups of various sizes-can relieve the compulsion that often accompanies an individual's performance. An essential resource for musicians at any level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787943783
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/14/1998
Series:
Health and Psychology Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Performer.

2. The Psychology of Coping with Performance Stress.

3. The Whole Performer.

4. Stress and Performing.

5. The Nature of Anxiety.

6. Getting Help for Stress and Anxiety.

7. The Cognitive Side of Performing.

8. Basic Stress Management Skills.

9. Anxiety and Stress in Perspective.

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