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Playing scared

Sara Solovitch

Playing scared

a history and memoir of stage fright

by Sara Solovitch

  • 299 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-realization,
  • Motivation (Psychology),
  • Psychology,
  • Stage fright,
  • Performance,
  • Piano,
  • Pianists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSara Solovitch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF575.F2 .S656 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185598M
    ISBN 10162040091X
    ISBN 109781620400913
    LC Control Number2014036488
    OCLC/WorldCa889164425

      The Scared Book by Debra Tidball and illustrated by Kim Siew is a delightfully funny read that not only entertains young readers, it also teaches them about feelings and how those feelings are very normal. Through interaction, children learn that there are easy ways to make those uncomfortable feelings go away if you look at the fun and.   Playing Safe and Playing Scared. By Reid Duke. Bio Archive Twitter. Over the span of the last nineteen years, since he was five years old, Reid has been a player, a deck builder, a collector, and a lover of the Magic world. Today, he’s a full-time professional Magic player and writer.

      I AM (Not) Scared by Anna King illustrated by Christopher Weyant Thank you for reading with me Story Time Bunnies.   NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. Playing Scared A History and Memoir of Stage Fright. by Sara Solovitch. Bloomsbury USA.

    Book Review: “Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright” by Sara Solovitch () stage fright / By Makiko Hirata. Now that I am working on a book of my own, I read books very differently. When I first learned of this book, I was alarmed that there was already a book out there I was going to write. I was relieved to find out that. Age: from 3 years old This book is nice but all the books of the series I have read so far, are very similar: " when you feel angry/sad/scared/worried tell someone. It is o.k. to feel angry/sad/scared/worried, even grown up people feel like this, and that feeling is not going to last forever, you will feel better".4/5(27).


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Playing scared by Sara Solovitch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sara Solovitch takes a dry, almost documentary-like subject like stage fright and makes it into a very human, very interesting book. She was a child prodigy at the age of 2 playing the piano but finally gave into her her awful stage fright by her 20s and quit. She has studied the subject and given us fascinating examples here/5(29).

This book also will appeal to anyone who plays or enjoys piano music, which permeates the story. Stage fright is a mutiny of the mind against the body. Performance anxiety is the rapid, shallow breathing that occurs when muscles contract and shaking begins.

Shyness and stage fright happen in social situations with unfamiliar people/5. “Not only has Sara Solovitch written a gripping and compelling tale of her own journey as a musical performer confronting stage fright, PLAYING SCARED will hold significance for anyone who fears the spotlight, whether in the boardroom, on the playing field or on stage.

In her fascinating and wide-ranging new book, Playing Scared, Sara Solovitch never definitively answers these questions, but she explores them from a variety of different angles while embarked on a Author: Scott Stossel.

Playing scared: my journey through stage fright. [Sara Solovitch] -- "Stage fright is one of the human psyche's deepest fears. Laurence Olivier learned to adapt to it, as have actors Salma Hayek and Hugh Grant.

Musicians such as George Harrison and Adele have battled. PLAYING SCARED: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright Sara Solovitch Drawing on her own story and the experiences of others she meets--actors, preachers, athletes, even a tightrope walker--Solovich offers a thoughtful examination of one of the human psyche's deepest fears, illuminating its many causes and the equally diverse ways to overcome it.

Playing Scared is journalist Sara Solovitch's first book. Her work has appeared in Politico, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and Wired. She lives in Santa Cruz, Calif. Christine Z. Buy Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright by Solovitch, Sara (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Debra Tidball teams up with Digby and his friend Renee for a special reading of "The Scared Book" (released 2 September, ). Book Summary "Stage fright is one of the human psyche's deepest fears. Laurence Olivier learned to adapt to it, as have actors Salma Hayek and Hugh Grant.

Musicians such as Author: Sara Solovitch. Playing Scared is Sara Solovitch's journey into the myriad causes of stage fright and the equally diverse ways we can overcome it. As a young child, Sara studied piano and fell in love with music. As a teen, she played Bach and Mozart at her hometown's annual music festival, but was overwhelmed by stage fright, which led her to give up Reviews: 5.

Playing Scared is Solovitch’s first book, but since it covers a subject with which she has a direct and intense personal experience, it. Playing Scared is a compelling account of her journey, from the first awkward piano recitals, to playing in airport lounges for strangers, to booking the hall for her final test.

A debut memoir by a health and medical journalist about the stage fright that forced her to forsake her promise as a musical prodigy. Interspersed with her own story, Solovitch provides plenty of context on performance anxiety in general: its roots (both in the individual and in the culture), its history of treatment, and its : Sara Solovitch.

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Laurence Olivier learned to adapt to it, as have actors Salma Hayek and Hugh Grant. Musicians such as George Harrison and Adele have battled it and learned to cope.

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