Monthly Archives: September 2008

Ideas from Cleo Brimhall – tension is the enemy of tone.

“Tension is the enemy of tone” ~ Cleo

In Three Areas –

These areas are :

1) Tension in the world – World Association of Suzuki Method (ISA and affiliates on down)  Tension between governments…

2) Tension in the Family Units (Grandparents, Parents, Children – teacher,  student, in the Educational Unit the teaching…  classroom or family whichever – tension between people in that original triangle Student, Teacher, Parent.)

3)  Tension in the body is the enemy of music-  Legs, torso, shoulders, little toe, tongue, arms, fingers, heart, spirit, mind etc.

From a conversation whit Cleo while on vacation.

P.S. Pablo Casals~ “Monotony is the enemy of music”

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