3 D Band Book

Author: James D. Ployhar
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457455490
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 make every rehearsal a more rewarding and enjoyable experience. The book is divided into three parts: tune up/warm up, key preparation, and rhythm preparation. In addition, there are three pages of harmony and ear training which will provide the basic knowledge necessary for relating to the exercises and chorales found in the book.

How to Play the Flute

Author: Howard Harrison
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312288617
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Demonstrates fingering and breathing technique, includes practice tunes, and offers tips on improving one's performance.

The Flute Book

Author: Nancy Toff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199913366
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teachers and flutists at all levels have praised Nancy Toff'sThe Flute Book, a unique one-stop guide to the flute and its music. Organized into four main parts--The Instrument, Performance, The Music, and Repertoire Catalog--the book begins with a description of the instrument and its making, offers information on choosing and caring for a flute, sketches a history of the flute, and discusses differences between members of the flute family. In the Performance section, readers learn about breathing, tone, vibrato, articulation, technique, style, performing, and recording. In the extensive analysis of flute literature that follows, Toff places individual pieces in historical context. The book ends with a comprehensive catalog of solo and chamber repertoire, and includes appendices with fingering charts as well as lists of current flute manufacturers, repair shops, sources for flute music and books, and flute clubs and related organizations worldwide. In this Third Edition, Toff has updated the book to reflect technology's advancements--like new digital recording technology and recordings' more prevalent online availability--over the last decade. She has also accounted for new scholarship on baroque literature; recent developments such as the contrabass flute, quarter-tone flute, and various manufacturing refinements and experiments; consumers' purchase prices for flutes; and a thoroughly updated repertoire catalog and appendices.

Rubank Elementary Method

Author: Petersen
Publisher: Rubank Publications
ISBN: 9781423444824
Format: PDF, Docs
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One of the most widely used series of methods for individual or like-instrument class instruction. Using a very well-rounded approach including scales, arpeggios, technical studies, studies for musicianship, articulation studies, solos, duets, and studies devoted to the special needs of each instrument, this series provides a fantastic wealth of material for all student musicians.

The Jazz of Physics

Author: Stephon Alexander
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465098509
Format: PDF
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More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming a five-pointed star. Inspired by Einstein, Coltrane put physics and geometry at the core of his music. Physicist and jazz musician Stephon Alexander follows suit, using jazz to answer physics' most vexing questions about the past and future of the universe. Following the great minds that first drew the links between music and physics-a list including Pythagoras, Kepler, Newton, Einstein, and Rakim-The Jazz of Physics reveals that the ancient poetic idea of the Music of the Spheres," taken seriously, clarifies confounding issues in physics. The Jazz of Physics will fascinate and inspire anyone interested in the mysteries of our universe, music, and life itself.

Essential elements 2000

Author: Tim Lautzenheiser
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780634012914
Format: PDF
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Book 2 features: • CD with more great play-along tracks, covering Exercises 1-55 and Individual Studies (pages 38-41) • Book 1 review section • Rhythm Raps • Daily Warm-ups • Theory • History • Multicultural Music •

Accent on Achievement Book 3

Author: John O'Reilly
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457413100
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through 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.