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, clarinet, alto saxophone, F horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, drum), both with supplementary piano accompaniment volumes. Correlated to the First Division Band Course.
An indispensable collection of sixty progressive studies for unaccompanied saxophone, suitable for E flat and B flat instruments. The book systematically covers aspects of technique, in order of difficulty from Grades 1 to 8, while being carefully paced to provide lots of material at each level.
Written by jazz musician Bob Mintzer, 14 Jazz & Funk Etudes presents practice and performance aids and explanations in a variety of jazz and funk styles. In addition, the books include a CD containing combo accompaniment that's ideal for practice sessions.
Seventeen tuneful pieces to set the fingers walking and the feet tapping. Jazz arranger and composer Stephen Duro has written some catchy but very easy tunes in a range of popular styles for beginners. Styles include a bright rock number and sunny calypso, a jaunty blues and cheerful ragtime, and a gentle waltz and happy-go-lucky cha cha.
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 15 Cello exams. Contains all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, and a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
Includes an audio CD - with actual performances and backing tracks, explanatory diagrams and photographs. Each book contains: advice on the equipment you need; instructions for an effective technique and a comfortable posture; explanatory section on reading music; and more.
This is a collection of progressive studies for unaccompanied flute. The studies aim to explore different aspects of the flautist's technique through the grades and include a mix of articulations, speeds, time signatures and rhythms to provide a varied repertoire. Book 1 contains 30 studies.
Time Pieces for Descant/Soprano Recorder is a two-volume anthology of well-crafted arrangements of music from the 14th century to the present day. The pieces are presented chronologically within each volume and all include the year in which they were written, so that you can get a feel for the different styles of music through time.