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Meredith Music
Woodwind Methods: An Essential Resource for Educators, Conductors & Students

Woodwind Methods: An Essential Resource for Educators, Conductors & Students

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(Meredith Music Resource). This book was designed for use in a one or two semester heterogeneous college woodwind methods class or as a quick reference manual for school band and orchestra directors. It provides concise descriptions including instrument similarities and differences, breath support, reed adjustment and transposition. Includes: * Instrument assembly, embouchure, hand position and articulation * Carefully detailed fingering charts with clearly detailed primary fingerings and explanation of selected alternate fingerings and trill fingerings * Progressive musical exercises/compositions, often harmonized, to allow students to learn new fingerings at an even pace while enjoying the ensemble sound * Advanced concepts: alternate fingerings, vibrato, flicking, and multiple articulation * Trouble shooting for mechanical or reed problems, repair and maintenance * Recommendations for selecting: Reeds, Mouthpieces & ligatures, Instruments, Method books and study literature, Constructing a basic woodwind "toolbox" Click here for a video on Woodwind Methods

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ISBN-13: 9781574634365
Publisher: Meredith Music
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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