The Belwin Student Instrumental Course is a course for individual instruction and class instruction of like instruments, at three levels, for all band instruments. Each book is complete in itself, but all books are correlated with each other. Altho
First to be published in the series was The Art of French Horn Playing by Philip Farkas, now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music at Indiana University. In 1956, when Summy-Birchard published Farkas's book, he was a solo horn player for the Ch
The 3-D Band Book is a three-dimensional approach to rehearsal preparation. This complete tune up/warm up program will reduce rehearsal stress and permit greater accomplishment with less effort. The overall preparedness that this book provides will
Learn to play the harmonica and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various harmonica types, how to care for and groom your very own harmonica, how to hold and break it in and getting acquainted with harmonica notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, and songs, lesson by lesson. You will learn advanced techniques such as bending notes, cross harp, and improvisation, which will assist you in coloring your musical creations with your own unique style. Upon completion of this book you will be able to play the harmonica in all styles, perform with a band, understand the basics of improvising, and know how to read music.The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Licks in the style of your favorite performers
* Complete harmonica note chart
* Blues progressions in various keys This book is for diatonic and chromatic harmonicas and teaches you how to play through an easy-to-understand, step-by-step system. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica, "You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp is designed to allow the beginning student to gain maximum results in the shortest amount of time. The student is guided in developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles. Upon completion of this method, the student will have developed the ability to handle the demands of most blues music. Written by a masterful teacher with years of studio, classroom, and workshop experiance, if you really want to play blues harp, this book is for you
This richly illustrated study honors the profound influence of saxophone virtuosos who have helped redefine jazz since the 1920s and those who continue to advance the music today. Edited by jazz critic and saxophonist Gelly, the 15 contributions provide historical essays and artist profiles that por
John Cacavas has cleverly arranged an assortment of folk tunes, holiday favorites and original melodies in a wide range of styles. Each collection features 22 well-crafted arrangements specifically chosen for each instrument.
Titles are: Battle of the Heroes (from Star Wars: Episode III) * Double Trouble (from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) * Hogwart's Hymn (from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(tm)) * Into the West (from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) * Star Wars Main Title(from Star Wars: Episode III) * Imperial March (from Star Wars: Episode II) * Superman Theme (from Superman Returns) * Raiders March (from Raiders of the Lost Ark) * Wonka's Welcome Song (from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) * The Notebook (from The Notebook).