9780874776317

Free Play : Improvisation in Life and Art

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  • ISBN13:

    9780874776317

  • ISBN10:

    0874776317

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/1991
  • Publisher: Tarcher

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Summary

Discusses the inner sources of spontaneous creation, explains how to learn the skills of improvisation, and suggests ways to overcome common obstacles to creativity

Table of Contents

Prologue: A New Flute 1(3)
Introduction 4(13)
The Sources
17(42)
Inspiration and Time's Flow
17(8)
The Vehicle
25(6)
The Stream
31(5)
The Muse
36(6)
Mind at Play
42(9)
Disappearing
51(8)
The Work
59(56)
Sex and Violins
59(7)
Practice
66(12)
The Power of Limits
78(10)
The Power of Mistakes
88(6)
Playing Together
94(8)
Form Unfolding
102(13)
Obstacles and Openings
115(48)
Childhood's End
115(11)
Vicious Circles
126(7)
The Judging Spectre
133(7)
Surrender
140(7)
Patience
147(5)
Ripening
152(11)
The Fruits
163(36)
Eros and Creation
163(7)
Quality
170(11)
Art for Life's Sake
181(10)
Heartbreakthrough
191(8)
Notes 199(4)
Bibliography 203(4)
Illustrations
207

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