Welcome to episode 12 of Secrets of Organ Playing Podcast!
Colin Andrews is an internationally acclaimed concert organist originally from England and currently living in the US. He's mostly known for his extensive concert tours - about 40 a year and he recently recorded 7 CD series of complete organ works of Olivier Messiaen. In this conversation he shares his advice and insights about practicing and preparing for recitals physically and mentally, especially because he will be travelling on a large concert tour to Russia and Italy shortly.
"We have this person who wants to sabotage everything and they call it Self One. But then there's the person inside that knows what to do, the Subconscious, the Inner Computer. And that's Self Two. So if you allow Self Two to take over, then you can get in touch with your absolutely maximum potential and all your musicianship and communication is completely without interruption."
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