Please find below a list of some of the many books (titles in Italian and in English) that I read over the years that I found inspiring and highly recommend.

Music Related

Ascoltare Beethoven – Giovanni Bietti

Breve Storia della Musica – Massimo Mila

Come Ascoltare la Musica – Aaron Copland

Elements of Music – Jason Martineau

Finalmente Ho Perso Tutto – Giulio Tampalini

Indirect Procedures – Pedro de Alcantara

Mozart all’Opera – Giovanni Bietti

Music in the Castle of Heaven – John Eliot Gardiner

On Music – Alfred Brendel

Performing Baroque Music on the Classical Guitar

Poetica della Musica – Igor Stravinsky

Stile e Idea – Arnold Schoenberg

The Musician’s Way – Gerald Klickstein

The Art of Mindful Singing – Jeremy Dion

The Art of Piano Playing – Heinrich Neuhaus

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto – Mitch Albom

The Mindful Musician – Vanessa Cornett

The Musician’s Handbook – Trevor Ford

Un Fiorentino a Beverly Hills – Angelo Gilardino

The Mastery of Music – Barry Green

Non-Music Related

Falling Awake – John Kabat Zinn

Getting Things Done – David Allen

Hyperfocus – Chris Bailey

Il Bisogno di Pensare – Vito Mancuso

Il Lavoro dell’Attore su se stesso – Konstantin S. Stanislavskij

Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Richard Bach

Kaizen – Sarah Harvey

L’Ordine del Tempo – Carlo Rovelli

Lo Zen e il tiro con l’arco – Herrigel

Mindset – Dr. Carol S. Dweck

Pathways to Possibility – Rosamund Stone Zander

Peak – Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

Play Winning Chess – Jeremy Silman and Yasser Seirawan

Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari

Sette Brevi Lezioni di Fisica – Carlo Rovelli

Siddharta – Hermann Hesse

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

The Bullet Journal Method – Ryder Carrol

The Inner Game of Tennis – Timothy Gallwey

The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran

The Way of Qigong – Kenneth S. Cohen

There Are No Secrets – Lowenthal

101 Storie Zen – …

12 Rules of Life – Jordan B. Peterson

The Wim Hof Method – Wim Hof