A Complete Guide to Brass
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Publisher : Schirmer
Release Date : 1997
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Pages : 380 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This authoritative guide provides all the pedagogical, historical, and technical material necessary for the successful instruction of brass. Chapters discuss the historical development of individual brass instruments and focus on technique, including guidance for teachers and a complete method for brass playing. Individual instrument chapters include lists of recommended study material and reference sources.

A Complete Guide to Brass

by Scott Whitener

This authoritative guide provides all the pedagogical, historical, and technical material necessary for the successful instruction of brass. Chapters discuss the historical development of individual brass instruments and focus on technique, including guidance for teachers and a complete method for brass playing. Individual instrument chapters include lists of recommended study material and reference sources.

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A Complete Guide to Brass

by Scott Whitener,Cathy L. Whitener

This authoritative guide provides all the pedagogical, historical, and technical material necessary for the successful instruction of brass. Chapters discuss the historical development of individual brass instruments and focus on technique, including guidance for teachers and a complete method for brass playing. Individual instrument chapters include lists of recommended study material and reference sources. An audio CD of concert-hall recordings of all the exercises in the book is new to this edition-available with each new copy of the text at

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Guide to Brass Musical Instrument Repair

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Collecting Copper and Brass

by Geoffrey Wills

This is a complete guide to collecting copper and brass, beginning with the composition and properties and how it is treated for manufacture. It includes descriptions of brass, bronze, ormulu, pinchbeck, Muntz's metal, gunmetal and bell metal, and how these are made into useful articles or ornaments. Copper and brass have been used during many centuries all over the world, and this book includes products in the metals from Europe, India and the Orient and Africa. There are notes on

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Guide to the Euphonium Repertoire

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Guide to the Euphonium Repertoire is the most definitive publication on the status of the euphonium in the history of this often misunderstood and frequently under-appreciated instrument. This volume documents the rich history, the wealth of repertoire, and the incredible discography of the euphonium. Music educators, composers/arrangers, instrument historians, performers on other instruments, and students of the euphonium (baritone horn, tenor tuba, etc.) will find the exhaustive research evident in this volume's pages to be compelling and comprehensive. Contributors

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Brass Instruments

by Trevor Herbert,Arnold Myers,John Wallace

Some thirty-two experts from fifteen countries join three of the world's leading authorities on the design, manufacture, performance and history of brass musical instruments in this first major encyclopaedia on the subject. It includes over one hundred illustrations, and gives attention to every brass instrument which has been regularly used, with information about the way they are played, the uses to which they have been put, and the importance they have had in classical music, sacred rituals, popular music, jazz,

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Brass Performance and Pedagogy

by Keith Johnson

This complete book presents an approach to playing and teaching brass instruments that is based on the fundamental skills of good listening and good respiratory practices. It emphasizes the importance of developing these and other traditional skills—such as embouchure development, articulation, tone quality, range and stamina—through musical ideas rather than isolating on individual muscular behavior. Careful attention is paid to the natural way in which learning takes place in other skills and shows how such processes may be

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Trumpet For Dummies

by Jeffrey Reynolds

How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly

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The Complete Guide to the Bible

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Teaching Brass  A Resource Manual

by Wayne Bailey,Patrick John Miles,Alan Siebert,William James Stanley,Thomas G. Stein

Teaching Brass helps music education students learn to play and teach brass instruments. It is unique in combining exercises, instruction, and reference material that students can use after they move into their teaching career. Written by five brass players, it addresses the problems of learning and teaching each instrument from the view of an expert teacher on each instrument. - Back cover.

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Model Building with Brass

by Kenneth C. Foran

For the first time, a book has been written that explains all the tools and techniques necessary for successfully building models with brass. The detailed text is illustrated with over 320 color photos. Whether substituting for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly, making a master pattern for casting, or creating a complete scratch-built model, the range of brass fabrication methods and tools used are explained. Readers are exposed to every technique for cutting, forming, fabricating, soldering, and final finishing

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The Low Brass Player s Guide to Doubling

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The Low Brass Player's Guide to Doubling is a guide for low brass players who wish to learn a different low brass instrument. By performing well on several instruments, doublers become more complete musicians, regardless of the instrument being played at any given moment. Taking up a secondary instrument will introduce you to new composers, repertoire, and ideas that will enhance your musicianship. Doubling necessitates more thoughtful playing and leads to more thoughtful teaching; your resulting instruction becomes more effective

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This definitive book on early domestic brass objects covers andirons, candlesticks, fireplace accessories, kettles, tobacco boxes and more. Variations in styles are fully illustrated and the 18th-century method of casting brass, variations in construction methods, and the identification of old copies and fakes are discussed. An 18th-century brassmaker's catalog is reproduced.

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Instrument Repair for the Music Teacher

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The Game Audio Strategy Guide is a comprehensive text designed to turn both novices and experienced audio designers into technical game audio pros. Providing both a theoretical foundation and practical insights, The Game Audio Strategy Guide offers a thorough look at the tools and methods needed to create industry-quality music and sound design for games. The text is supported by an extensive companion website, featuring numerous practical tutorials and exercises, which allows the reader to gain hands-on experience creating and

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The Art of French Horn Playing

by Philip Farkas

First to be published in the series was The Art of French Horn Playing by Philip Farkas, now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music at Indiana University. In 1956, when Summy-Birchard published Farkas's book, he was a solo horn player for the Chicago Symphony and had held similar positions with other orchestras, including the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Kansas City Conservatory, DePaul University, Northwestern University, and Roosevelt University in Chicago. The Art of French Horn Playing set the pattern, and other

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