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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000983.txt from 2000/09

From: Ann H Satterfield <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Smiling and feelings (vs. music)
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 14:55:03 -0400

On Sat, 30 Sep 2000 11:41:26 +0100 (Tony Pay)
> One important thing for a performer to see is that the process of
> practice is precisely the process of relegating initially conscious
> actions to the performer's unconscious. As Bateson points out, this
> means that a performer's communication is a partly conscious, partly
> unconscious one.


> As a performer, and perhaps even just as a person, you want to direct
> your investigation towards the things your conscious intellect is good
> at dealing with, and your *trust* towards the things your unconscious
> intellect is good at dealing with.
> One of the interesting things about 'practice', BTW, is watching
> elements of your performance move from one domain to the other.
Thanks Tony, this works for me. And may help me to explain to others.

I want to add:

Effective practice is discovering when to shift which elements into which
AND how to build the various elements into workable groups.


`````Ann Satterfield```(Central Florida, USA)```
Principal Clarinet, Imperial Symphony
Music (Librarian & Personnel) Manager, ISO
Adjunct Faculty, Polk Community College
Assistant Instrumental Music, PCC

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