Playing with Ease is a book about ergonomic technique for the guitar, as well as other instruments. Renowned classical guitarist David Leisner offers an introduction to the basic anatomy of movement, advice on relieving unnecessary tension, pioneering ideas about engaging large muscles, and tips for practicing and concert preparation.
About the Author
David Leisner has a multi-faceted career as an electrifying performing artist, a distinguished composer, and a master teacher. Among the finest guitarists of all time (American Record Guide), Leisner has recorded for the Azica, Naxos, Telarc and Koch labels, and has a concert DVD published by Mel Bay. David Leisner has premiered works by many important composers and has been a pioneer in the rediscovery of 19th-century guitar composers, Mertz and Matiegka. His own compositions are performed, recorded and published worldwide. He is currently the Chair of the Guitar Department at the Manhattan School of Music. Visit www.davidleisner.com for more information.