This Brass Essentials: An Arban Companion takes you on a journey through the Arban Cornet Method in the sequence that the excerpts appear in the original publication. This companion book will encourage a rigorous approach to practice and assist in the development of a good sound and good intonation, whilst improving technical skills and rhythmic accuracy. Brass Essentials: An Arban Companion is suitable for all valve instruments and gives a varied practice diet for regular use.
Section Headings: Set-Up, Articulation and Sound; Light Articulations; Syncopation, Spacing and Rhythm; Single Tonguing; Controlled Slurring Technique; Running Scales and Chromatics; Breathing, Shaping and Phrasing; Arpeggios, Dominant Sevenths and Diminished Sevenths; Triple Tonguing; Double Tonguing; The Studies
Item Code: 978-1-3999-1211-2
Extent: 48 pages
Format: 305 mm x 229 mm
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