In Tune: Music as the Bridge to Mindfulness

byRichard Wolf

Paper over Board | April 2, 2019

In Tune: Music as the Bridge to Mindfulness by Richard Wolf
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In our noisy world, music is the key to inner silence

Richard Wolf first tried Zen meditation in his teens, but no matter in what posture or for how long he sat, transcendence proved stubbornly out of reach. It was only years later that he found the bridge that could take him there: music.

In Tune charts twelve "bridges"-skills and sensibilities refined in musical practice that carry over to mindfulness and meditation, among them:

  • Concentration
  • Posture
  • Harmony
  • Silence
  • The Art of Deep Listening
  • Transcending the Self
This inspirational guide offers a wealth of music-based exercises to enhance daily meditation and creativity. Plus, Wolf shares personal anecdotes of eminent musicians-from Miles Davis to Dr. Dre-to illuminate points along the intersection of music and mindful living.

As you begin to move fluidly between these two transformative disciplines, you'll notice the focus, composure, and peacefulness that comes from practice-as well as the joys of tuning in to the music all around you, and to the symphony that plays silently from within.
Richard Wolf is an Emmy Award-winning composer, multi-platinum-selling music producer, and professor at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music, where he teaches classes on music and mindfulness. As a producer/remixer/songwriter/composer, Wolf worked on projects with Prince, Bell Biv DeVoe, Freddie Mercury, Sea...
Title:In Tune: Music as the Bridge to MindfulnessFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7.8 X 5.75 X 1 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.8 X 5.75 X 1 inPublished:April 2, 2019Publisher:The ExperimentLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1615195351

ISBN - 13:9781615195350

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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