Clarinet Secrets: 52 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Clarinetist
The advanced clarinetist, eager to improve quickly, often hits a wall on challenging techniques such as rapid tonguing and the precise control of intonation. Clarinet Secrets: 52 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Clarinetist offers a year-long course in these and other important techniques for clarinet performance, providing a secret for every week of the year. Learn practical and technical secrets about .Fingering strategies .Circular breathing .High register .Sight-reading and Orchestral repertoire .Mental concentration and memorization .Reed fixing and equipment .Career-planning Discussed in a straightforward way, the concepts are explained clearly and thoroughly and illustrated with photos, diagrams, and musical examples. This newly revised edition contains updated information on harmonics, electronic music and equipment, and expanded techniques for playing Klezmer music. An audio CD with excerpts performed by the author helps to fully demonstrate each concept. Printed with a lay-flat binding for use on music stands, Clarinet Secrets is perfect for all clarinetists, whether students in a class or private situation, professionals searching for technical or musical challenges, or instructors doing pedagogical research."
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