and it opens the door for us to fully realize our creative potential. Right? ........riiiiiight. The course of uvulas never did run smooth, as Shakespeare probably once said.
Singers so regularly hear that technique is our bedrock and our safety net that it seems obvious (to those of us living inside or own heads) that the path to consistency lies in closely monitoring and controlling the actions of our bodies. But singing is infinitely more than just the mechanics of bellows, reed, and resonance. And believing we can always achieve the desired results with just this limited view of "technique" is a recipe for frustration.
But can an overthinker ever learn to trust the less concrete forces that shape our art??? In this episode, the fellas spend an unprecedented amount of time on Highly Relevant tangents and preamble BEFORE even launching into the central theme, so if you hate fun, fast forward to 23:44!
-=- Show notes -=-
Clemance Hall Creative
WebMD - EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Article - 'The surprisingly easy way to reduce your anxiety', by Amy Ellis Nutt
Website - Altschmerz - Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
YouTube - Schmopera - On Opera Singers and Recording
Image - A Guide for Walking from Chris' Place to Isaiah's Place
YouTube - Natalie Dessay - Amor (Richard Strauss Opera Scenes & Lieder)
Article - 'Use Interval Training to Hit Your 5K and 10K Potential', by Greg Hitchcock
Article - Wikipedia - Matsuo Basho
Featured Image: 'Rubik's Cube Solution', by Patrizio Custico, via Flickr
Featured Music: Sousa - With Pleasure (Dance Hilarious) - United States Marine Band, via MusOpen
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