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
This expanded edition offers saxophonists a host of information on the instrument. Covers: all jargon explained; selecting and auditioning saxophones, mouthpieces, and reeds; maintenance, adjustment, intonation, tuning; family, history, and production of the instrument; dozens of illustrations; Interactive Tipcodes; glossary; index; Tipbook Fingering Charts; and much more.
Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight. This title is available in SmartMusic.
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
The 160-year history of the saxophone comes to brilliant life in Michael Segell's wonderfully researched, beautifully told The Devil's Horn. Beginning with "a sound never heard before," Segell's portrait follows the iconographic instrument as it is lauded for its sensuality, then outlawed for its influence, and finally credited with changing the face of popular culture. A deeply personal story of one man's love for music-making, a universal story of artistic and political revolution, and a trenchant critique of the global forces that stand in art's way, The Devil's Horn is music writing at its very finest.
John Cacavas is one of the most prolific and influential composers of his generation, having published over 2,000 works, many of which have been recorded. His compositions and arrangements are performed in concert halls around the world, and his work for stage, television and film has made him one of the busiest and most sought-after composers in the entertainment industry. This collection of Trios showcases some of his famous music.
An overview of the most popular contest and recital pieces written for clarinet. The material has been carefully selected to match the technical capabilities of the younger advancing player. Levels 1 & 2 are available for each instrument (flute, oboe, cla