Tipbook Clarinet

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001 - Music - 134 pages
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The Tipbook Series books are handy, accessible, thorough and convenient guides for players who want to get the most out of their instrument. They are written in collaboration with and proofread by musicians, teachers, technicians and other experts - for beginners, students and advanced players. Features include: lessons, teachers and practicing * all jargon explained * basic background information * price indications * the history and the family of the instrument * and more. The clarinet book covers such topics as selecting and play-testing clarinets, buying mouthpieces, necks and reeds, tuning, and a clarinetist's glossary. "I've come across few books on the clarinet with the same immediate appeal as this one; In terms of broadening one's outlook on the instrument, I think this book is an excellent buy." (Clarinet & Saxophone, UK) "The Clarinet Tipbook contains a plethora of useful information. This little book will enlighten players of all standards and teachers will find it an invaluable resource." (Australian Music Teacher Magazine)
  

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Contents

1 A CLARINETIST?
1
2 A QUICK TOUR
4
3 LEARNING TO PLAY
15
4 BUYING A CLARINET
21
5 A GOOD CLARINET
27
6 MOUTHPIECES LIGATURES AND BARRELS
60
7 REEDS
75
8 BEFORE AND AFTER
84
11 THE FAMILY
107
12 HOW THEYRE MADE
113
13 BRANDS
116
14 GROUPS AND ORCHESTRAS
119
GLOSSARY AND INDEX
122
TIPCODE LIST
128
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
129
ESSENTIAL DATA
132

9 MAINTENANCE
100
10 BACK IN TIME
104

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