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Terminology, Semantics and “The MIND”

Evan Bortnick           http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden It fascinates me over and over again how we use terminology and yet it’s not REALLY clear what is meant and what is not. Take the word “MIND”. If we are going to separate “Mind” … Continue reading

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Metaphors and the Semantic Chauvinist

Evan Bortnick   http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden I have a real place in my heart for method-chauvinism. I think that’s probably because some of my best voice teachers were convinced that there was only one way to teach and that was their … Continue reading

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To Question or not to Question? That is the Question. Eine kurze Untersuchung der Dialektik im Gesangsunterricht.

Evan Bortnick           http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden Jeder Gesangslehrer stellt Fragen während des Unterrichtens. Jeder Gesangslehrer gibt Anweisungen. Wo liegt Ihre eigene individuelle Betonung während Ihres Unterrichts? Auf welchen Prinzipien basiert diese Betonung und welche gesangspädagogischen Werte liegen hinter Ihren eigenen Prinzipien? … Continue reading

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