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
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. Titles: Menuetto from Sonata IV (J. S. Bach) * Siciliano from Sonata II (J. S. Bach) * Minuet from Sonata No. 3 in G Major for Flute and Basso Continuo, ChA 27, Op. 1, No. 5, HHA IV/3 No. 5-EZ (G. F. Handel) * Allegro from Sonata No. 3 in G Major for Flute and Basso Continuo, ChA 27, Op. 1, No. 5, HHA IV/3 No. 5-EZ (G. F. Handel) * Sonata II in D Minor for Flute and Basso Continuo, Op. 3 (Andante, Allemande, Gavotte, Sarabande, Finale) (M. Blavet).
Yamaha Band Student will appeal to teachers looking for a well-paced lesson sequence that keeps students motivated to continue past the first critical year. It is affordably priced, attractively presented and meets the needs of today's students and educators. Each level includes numerous songs, duets, trios and four full-band arrangements right in the method itself---perfect for first-year concerts.
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
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.
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.
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