Each arrangement is designed to appropriately fit the indicated levels; key signatures, note ranges, phrasing and articulations were carefully considered and clearly marked. The arrangements in this series are completely compatible with each other, and ca
Fine bassoon teachers are a rarity in all but cities with major symphony orchestras and/or a university with a distinguished music department faculty. William Spencer took up the challenge of providing material for the serious bassoonist with The Art o
This book is part of an instrumental series arranged for flute, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, horn in F, and trombone. The arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Each book contains a carefully edited part that is appropriate for the Level 2-3 player and a fully orchestrated accompaniment CD. Each song on the CD includes a DEMO track, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by the PLAY-ALONG track itself. Titles: Augie's Great Municipal Band * Duel of the Fates * Qui-Gon's Funeral * Star Wars (Main Title) * Across the Stars * The Imperial March * May the Force Be with You * The Meadow Picnic * Battle of the Heroes * Princess Leia's Theme * The Throne Room.
This far-reaching and absorbing book is designed to help identify and value woodwind instruments made in Europe and the United States during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing upon the author's many years of research in the field, the book includes a brief history of European woodwind instruments made during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; biographies of important makers; a glossary of terms that will be a welcome help for the novice; a list of key systems; resources for obtaining further information from books, museums, societies, and online; and most importantly, information and nearly 300 images taken from over 20 trade catalogs printed between 1880 and 1930 in Europe and the United States. Featured among these is a complete translation of William Heckel's rare, circa 1930 catalog. This comprehensive volume is an outstanding resource for beginning and advanced collectors of musical instruments as well as for museum curators.
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.
The Suzuki Method(R) of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that people are the product of their environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child's potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the "mother-tongue" approach. This edition includes digitally remastered recordings in CD format. Titles: Grand Solo No. 3, Op. 74 * Concertino, Op. 107