Articles And Essays For Musicians
- The un-Guitar Hero, an interview in the Guitar Hero series in which I explain the universality of my musical philosophy.
- Forward and Up, a general introduction to the Alexander Technique
- Working to Principle, an essay about the basics of daily practice, published in my book The Alexander Technique: A Skill for Life
- Old New Worlds, an essay on the program of my CD of 20th-century music for cello and piano.
- To Play or Not to Play, an interview in which I describe my relationship with the concert stage.
- The (Dis)Pleasure Principle, an article about how to maximize the benefits of practice routine, first published in the February, 2007 issue of Strings.
For String Players
- The Alexander Technique: A Practical Lesson, an original essay that describes how the Alexander Technique applies in practice
- In a Spin, an abridged version of the above, published in the August, 2003 issue of The Strad. This is a four-page pdf file that may be slow to download.
- A Couple of Swells, a history of the messa di voce (the art of swelling and diminishing a note) for string players, first published in the May, 2004 issue of The Strad (requires Word for Windows).
- Colour Coordination, the practice of the messa di voce, first published in the June, 2004 issue of the The Strad. This a three-page pdf file that may be slow to download.
- The Harmonic Series, with exercises for string players, originally published in the January, 2005 issue of The Strad (a four-page pdf file that may be slow to download).
- An Alexander Teacher Reads The Free Voice, His Mouth Agape, an essay about the Alexander Technique and singing published in The Modern Singing Master: Essays in Honor of Cornelius L. Reid.