Guide To Teaching Brass

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Comb Bound
  • Copyright: 2001-06-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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With the most extensive collection of examples and solutions for teaching and playing brass, and a formidable bibliography of literature and listening lists,The Guide to Teaching Brassis the perfect resource for teachers of brass method. TheGuideis divided into two parts; the first dealing with basic pedagogical information pertaining to brass instruments generally, and the second addressing the history, methodology, and repertoire of each instrument individually. As a whole, the text provides a comprehensive resource that brass teachers and performers will refer to throughout their careers.In sum,The Guideis a brass methods text that will serve teachers and performers throughout their careers.

Table of Contents

Part I: Characteristics Common to All Brass Instruments

1 General, Acoustical, and Intonation Considerations

2 Care of Instruments

3 Breathing an Breath Support

4 Embouchure

5 Articulation

6 Mouthpieces

7 Vibrato

Part II: Individual Instruments

8 The Trumpet

9 The Horn

10 The Trombone

11 The Baritone Horn and Euphonium

12 The Tuba

Appendix I: Exercises for Combined Brasses

Appendix II: Brass Instruments of the Drum and Bugle Corps

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