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Published: 05 August 2021

240 Pages | -

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197576328

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The Mind's Ear

Exercises for Improving the Musical Imagination for Performers, Composers, and Listeners

Third Edition

Bruce Adolphe

  • Features exercises useable at all levels of musical development and work for private lessons, any size classroom, workshops, and even masterclasses
  • Offers an approach inclusive of all musical styles, focusing on drama and emotion rather than technical expertise
  • Written in a clear and accessible style to encourage new and fun ways to think about traditionally challenging aspects of performing and composing
  • New Edition offers 34 new exercises inspired by improv comedy, hip-hop sampling and loops, robots and AI, and the author's widely popular Piano Puzzler series

New to this Edition:

  • A new "more tips for using this book" section
  • Brief conclusion ("Coda")
  • 34 new exercises
  • Updated audio and video files for the companion website