Table of contents for The perfect wrong note : learning to trust your musical self / William Westney.


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Acknowledgments
Preface
1	Music, Magic, and Childhood			000
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The effect of lessons. Toddlers, Martians, and Einstein. Musicality, 
creativity, and cognition. A precious resource.
2	Vitality					000
Judgments and competition. Which skills? Lessons and traditions. Vitality 
in the practice room.
3	Juicy Mistakes					000
Honest mistakes. Careless mistakes. Mistakes as teachers. Suppression 
and denial. Chaos. Mindfulness.
4	Step by Step: A Guide to Healthy Practicing 	000
What is healthy practicing? Bring the mind-body system to a practice-
ready state. Address the music at hand. Take a break. To sum up. FAQ: 
frequently asked questions about practicing.
5	Breakthroughs					000
Spatial relationships. Hidden truths. Alike but different. Physiology. 
Negative space. Artistry.
6	Is It Good to Be a Good Student?		000
The good student syndrome. The good student in the music studio. 
Perfectionism. Sight-reading and its dangers.
7	Out of Control: The Drama of Performing	000
The ego in crisis. Nerves. Expansiveness.
8	Lessons and Un-Lessons			000
Turn the project upside down. Remove the goal. Try the (seemingly) 
impossible. Brainstorm the possibilities. Be a student yourself. What is a 
lesson anyway?
9	The Un-Master Class: Rethinking a Tradition 	000
The master class. The Artist Within: a workshop and its legacy. The Un-
Master Class.
10	Adventurous Amateurs 			000
Advantages of maturity. Grown-up practicing. Other musical pleasures.
11	Beyond the Music Room			000
Alchemy. A new kind of information.
Postscript: A Word to Health Professionals		000
Resources		000
Notes			000
Bibliography		000
Index			000
About the Author	000
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Music Performance, Music Instruction and study