A Complete Guide to Brass Instruments and Technique (with CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound w/CD
  • Copyright: 2/13/2006
  • Publisher: Schirmer

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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. An audio CD of concert-hall recordings of all the exercises in the book is new to this edition.

Table of Contents

How Brass Instruments Work.
Anatomy of the Mouthpiece.
Trumpet and Cornet.
The Horn.
The Trombone.
Baritone and Euphonium.
The Tuba.
Other Brass Instruments.
The Historical Development of Brass Instruments.
Tone Production.
Playing Position.
Getting Started.
Instrument Care.
Notes for Conductors
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