Breathing and Music
I was watching some studio Kavakos videos today, and I noticed he had a very frequent breathing, and one that was very much in sync with the music.
I’m pretty sure most accomplished violinists have thought about their breathing at least a little bit, and I find there is quite a lack of material and attention on the subject.
It got me thinking, so I’m turning to you now, to hear your own takes on the subject of breathing while playing.
I found my student copy of Britten's Lachrymae for viola, with dozens of markings, including breathing, both in
I don't know. I use to jog a lot. Incorporating a cadence in breathing could mean the difference in the completion or early drop out of intended miles goal. My cadence was four in and three out, in rhythm with steps. Four. As in 4/4 time? Hmm, maybe better than tapping the toe. Not to mention avoiding holding ones breath. Sounds like an experiment brewing...
As you know, people tend to die when they don't breath...
Our body is regulated by our mind. Our mind is regulated by our breathing. The slower rate of breathing, the more control we have over our mind.
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