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How Muscles Learn

Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind

By Susan Kempter

Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind. Composed by Susan Kempter. Reference Textbooks; Suzuki; Textbook - Instrumental (Suzuki). Book. 112 pages. Alfred Music #00-40170. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40170).

Item Number: AP.40170

ISBN 9781589514010. English.

How Muscles Learn provides information useful in helping teachers find productive techniques in teaching based on how muscles learn movement patterns. Muscles and bodies can and should be thoroughly trained before concentrating exclusively on musical outcomes. Contents include: the importance of good posture, range of motion and movement, muscles have memory: how movement patterns are acquired, and proactive interference: its issues and effects. Each chapter includes helpful photographs illustrating techniques, helpful hints, exercises to practice the principles in each section, and musical examples.

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  • May 08, 2012 How Muscles Learn

    These photographic pictures are worth more than a thousand words. Avoiding bad habits takes less teacher time than correcting them. It is far more enjoyable for the student, too. This book will help me start beginners properly.

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