Part of a series of tutor books for woodwind and brass instruments, this title takes the student from the beginning right through to the standard required for Grade 3 examinations. It includes exercises, along with Concert Pieces, many of which have been set for examinations. It gives an introduction to the joys of playing a musical instrument.
Part of a series of instrumental tutors designed specifically to prepare pupils for the early grades of all the principal examination boards, this title is suitable for both individual and group instruction. It is divided into 24 units, places the maximum emphasis on the early development of musicianship.
Features suggestions about technique, musicianship, and musical interpretation, as well as guidelines for teaching, making your own reeds, and preparing for public performance. Discusses the history of the clarinet. Appendixes. Includes 7 black-and-white illustrations.
Master the most popular woodwind Want to play the clarinet? No problem! This hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to play this popular woodwind alone or in a group setting. Clarinet For Dummies gives you the ideal introduction to play clarinet. You?ll begin by learning how to properly hold a clarinet and move on to getting a consistent sound, reading music, and playing songs in a variety of styles, including classical, pop, and jazz. Step-by-step instruction on finger placement, posture, and basic up-keep for the instrument Tips on how to buy or rent a clarinet Accompanying CD offers play-along recordings of every exercise featured in the book Whether you?ve never held a clarinet or are looking to brush up on skills from your youth, Clarinet For Dummies is packed with friendly, easy-to-follow instructions to have you playing this versatile instrument with ease! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
These methods provide complete courses for players of all ages, guiding students from their first note to classics, together with compositions by contemporary writers. Each book is accompanied by high quality rhythm section tracks recorded on compact disc. Right from the start, students can enjoy authentic jazz sounds, playing in the company of professionals. With step-by-step instruction and a progression of specially written pieces, the fundamental elements of good technique are introduced alongside the rhythmic subtleties of jazz. Improvisation is encouraged from an early stage and is given direction through the systematic study of scales and arpeggios and advice on ear-training and chord patterns. With supplementary suggestions for listening and reading, and an Appendix containing all the chord progressions for "live" accompaniment of the tunes, The Jazz Methods are ideally suited to both students working alone and those learning with a teacher. "John O'Neill has a solid understanding of jazz and how it can be taught. I highly recommend his educational jazz materials." (Jamey Aebersold) "...a rare opportunity for a new player (or a more experienced one) to develop a really musical facility. A rare addition to the jazz improvising library." (Lee Konitz, international jazz saxophone soloist) - includes 'classics' by Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and Horace Silver - "...very good original jazz tunes that students will use as stepping stones for further development... a non-jazz-playing flute teacher would probably find the book a godsend especially if students are studying GCSE music." (Steve Tayton, Jazz Journal International) Part one: The foundation Techniques * Part two: Playing the Music * Part three: Appendices
Teach Yourself How to Play Clarinet (Free Video Available)
Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com,Peter Gelling
Teach yourself how to play clarinet with our easy clarinet lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free clarinet videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along. Also includes music score and clarinet animation for easy music learning.*** "This is a beginner's book that really starts with the basics, like assembling the parts of your instrument and the basic finger positions and notes. [...] Just what we were looking for so our child can get a little fun summer experience before starting in band come September!" - F, Fairfield CT [Amazon] Progressive Beginner Clarinet contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great clarinet player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson clarinet tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of clarinets. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the clarinet is required to teach yourself to learn to play clarinet from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play beginner clarinet notes and beginner clarinet scales used in clarinet solos • All the fundamental techniques of clarinet playing including tonguing, breathing and how to develop your tone • Clarinet theory for learning how to read clarinet music for beginners • How to tune a clarinet • Clarinet tips and clarinet tricks that every player should know when learning clarinet • Shortcuts for how to learn clarinet fast by getting the most from clarinet practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the clarinet today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners clarinet lessons written by a professional clarinet teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read clarinet music for beginners with chords for accompaniment written in concert pitch • Clarinet note diagrams for all important clarinet note • 81 clarinet exercises containing popular easy clarinet songs for beginners in pop, rock, blues, jazz and classical styles Beginner clarinet lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the clarinet, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's clarinet lessons for beginners are used by students and clarinet teachers worldwide to learn how to play clarinet. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted clarinet lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
The Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet is a practical guide to the world of the clarinet. It offers students and performers a composite survey of the history and repertory of the instrument from its origins to the present day, as well as practical guidance on teaching and playing from historical performance to contemporary techniques and jazz. Informed by the experience of distinguished professional players and teachers, this book makes an essential and stimulating reference book for all clarinet enthusiasts.
The best selling woodwind and brass tutor series. Learn As You Play provides everything you need from the first lesson up to grade three. A well structured course of exercises, studies and pieces ensures a good grounding in technique and musicianship.
Clarinet Basics is a landmark method by one of the leading figures in clarinet education. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about elementary level. There are 22 stages, each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, 'finger gyms' and 'warm ups' to help establish a sound technique, 'fact files' and 'quizzes' to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear 'fingering charts' and 'rhythm boxes' and great illustrations. This Book/CD edition is the perfect resource as the CD contains all the accompaniments to all the pieces as well as providing additional parts for the duets and trios. It is most suitable for those wanting to teach themselves.
A comprehensive study text for students beginning a serious study of jazz. The first part of the book begins by teaching elements of jazz phrasing, articulation, vibrato and interpretation of rhythms through exercises and original pieces. Next, the book encourages improvisational skills through both theoretical and technical studies of scales and chords. The second half of the book builds on the skills learned in the first part with an in-depth study of the theory, which underlies improvisational techniques including scales, modal concepts and chord construction. Ear training, particularly the development of the ability to hear chord progressions is also emphasized
Keith Stein was already a phenomenal clarinetist when he attended the very first session of the National Music Camp at Interlochen, Michigan. Stein was then accepted into the Chicago Symphony, and became one of its youngest members. He earned a master of music degree at the University of Michigan, and his teaching career began at Michigan State University and Interlochen, where he remained for the next 41 years until he retired. Within this book, the author makes the player aware of all the many faulty habits he may have acquired, then offers constructive suggestions for remedying each one.
Clarinet Basics is a landmark method by one of the leading figures in clarinet education. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about elementary level. There are 22 stages, each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, 'finger gyms' and 'warm ups' to help establish a sound technique, 'fact files' and 'quizzes' to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear 'fingering charts' and 'rhythm boxes' and great illustrations. An accompaniment CD is available separately (0-571-52167-3) which contains all the accompaniments to all the pieces as well as providing additional parts for the duets and trios. Alternatively, there is also a Book/CD edition (0-571-522823).
Learn How to Play Recorder with this Complete Course!
Author: Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
Learn to play the recorder 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 choosing a recorder, how to care for your very own, how to hold it, producing a tone, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will be exposed to many periods of music history, from the 16th-century beauty of Greensleeves to When the Saints Go Marching In, Amazing Grace, La Bamba, This Land Is Your Land and dozens of others. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Complete note and fingering chart * Duets that can be played with others Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
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.
Alfred's Ultimate Movie Instrumental Solos series arranged for flute, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, horn in F, trombone, violin, viola, cello, and optional piano accompaniment. All wind instrument arrangements are fully compatible, and can be successfully performed as ensembles or solos by students who have completed the first book of any standard band method. A fully orchestrated accompaniment MP3 CD is provided, featuring each song as a live performance demo track followed by a play-along track. The CD also contains a PDF of the Piano Accompaniment and Alfred's Tempo Changer Software. Contains 60 songs, including: Cantina Band * Follow the Yellow Brick Road / We're Off to See the Wizard * Gollum's Song * Hedwig's Theme * James Bond Theme * Obliviate * Pink Panther Theme * Raiders March * Superman Theme * Wonka's Welcome Song * and many more. Due to level considerations regarding keys and instrument ranges, the wind instrument arrangements are not compatible with the string instrument arrangements in this series.