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This book provides tips from theory and practice. Prologue, choice of words, directing attention, facial expressions and gestures, applause, epilogue - every aspect is examined. And absolutely unique:

Video demonstrations are available to readers free of charge for each close-up, salon and stage work of art.

Contents:

  • 13 routines for close-up
  • 10 routines for the salon
  • 6 routines for the stage
  • Detailed essay on the cup game
  • 27 articles on all aspects of speaking magic
  • from the prologue to facial expressions and gestures, timing, misdirection and the inner monologue to the epilogue.

Book German, format 21x28cm, 428 pages, 685 illustrations and 80 photos.

Routines:

The Magic Stones of Stonehenge: One after the other, four magical stones from Stonehenge inexplicably wander under two picture postcards

A pair of matter transmitter in the form of a tiny cube is able to dematerialize four coins and rematerialize in another place. 

The smallest 3D copier der Welt produces copies of a Chinese hole coin from a Swiss five-franc coin, an old English penny and an American half dollar. 

The power of qi: Of three small sound balls, which stand for three elements of Qi - energy, breath and feeling - two are put in the pocket, the third in the hand. If the hand is opened, all three balls are together again. 

The son of a court musician: is not interested in music, preferring to play with a golden box given to him by the king. In order to show him the beauty of music, the queen lets a ball put in her pocket move back into the golden box and disappear from it several times with the help of the melody coming from a music box. 

The Psychic and the Ghost Ship: The pocket watch of a famous psychic who was aboard a ghost ship is unconsciously set by a spectator to the time the ship was abandoned by the crew. 

Freefall: With the help of a metronome, the performer illustrates the speed at which time is running out. A spectator lets a dice fall through a square tube several times. When the performer slows down the timer, the cube falls through the pipe in slow motion. 

Movement Control: The demonstrator is said to have witnessed during a visit to the Parapsychological Institute in Freiburg how people tried to influence the movement of a disc with the power of their mind. When it was an arrogant braggart's turn, the performer allowed himself a little joke: he inexplicably kept the spinning disc spinning for over a minute.

The gold of the leprechauns: In a dream, the performer found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. 

The Legend of Snow in the Desert: A little girl - who knows nothing but desert landscapes - witnesses a casket containing a cold white stone transform into the white stone. Then the box turns back and an ice crystal falls out that is so big that it no longer fits in the box. 

The Amulet of Mary I: If it is wrapped in a cloth, the court magician gets hold of it, or if it is given to someone else, it disappears. 

The Budding Magician: A budding magician must learn various methods of making an object disappear from their hands.

The Gypsy at the Oktoberfest: A young man has to guess the location of a red card that the gypsy put between three black playing cards. The young man loses more and more money three times in a row. 

Here are 10 routines for the salon:

  • The magic wand with one click
  • applied physics
  • Cagliostro the alchemist
  • The neurotic bill
  • Stupid Mistake
  • Hands off cheating!
  • The master of bullets
  • David's whimsy
  • The Missing Page
  • The poetry of magic

And also 6 routines for the stage:

  • A childhood dream
  • The entrance examination
  • The disappearing pear
  • Magic mini golf
  • cause and effect
  • In vino veritas

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