Oboemotions is the definitive volume on using Body Mapping technique to help double-reed players. Learn to prevent injury and develop the physical freedom and sensitivity needed for technical mastery.
Part method book, picture book, anatomy book, and practice handbook. Oboemotions offers a precise understanding of the human body in relation to the musical and technical study of the oboe.
Very specific details related to playing techniques are explained. Useful for all the instruments of the oboe family including English horn, oboe d’Amore, musette, bass oboe, heckelphone, and related historical and ethnic variations.
Oboemotions is fun to read while being eminently practical. You’ll learn through case studies, agenda helpers, personal illustrations by the author, and Body Mapping practice sessions interspersed with detailed how-to material.
- Inclusive Awareness
- The Tongue
- Thumb Rests and Neck Straps
- Performance Anxiety
Written by Stephen Caplan. 158 pages, softcover, spiral bound.