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New,Playing & Teaching the Saxophone: A Modern Approach

  • Author: Adams, Allison D.
  • Author: Horner, Brian R.

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$35.00

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Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Getting Started
  • 1. The Saxophone
  • 2. Parts of the Saxophone
  • 3. Saxophone Assembly
  • 4. Saxophone Disassembly
  • 5. First Sounds on the Neck/Mouthpiece
  • 6. Embouchure
  • 7. Basic Voicing
  • 8. Breathing
  • 9. AIR-ticulation
  • 10. Saxophone Posture and Hand Position
  • 11. Basic Tuning
  • 12. The Saxophone Family
  • Learning the Notes
  • 13. The First Notes: BAG FED
  • 14. Middle C and Low C
  • 15. Voicing and Overtones for Low Notes
  • 16. The Octave Key
  • 17. New Notes: F#, C#, Bb
  • 18. Flawless Fingers
  • 19. Low C# and D#, G#
  • 20. Filling in the Gaps: One Octave Chromatic Scale
  • 21. The Chromatic Scale: Second Octave
  • 22. Palm Keys
  • 23. The Lowest Notes: Bb and B
  • 24. The Many Fingerings of Bb
  • 25. Alternate Fingerings for F# and C
  • 26. Final Performance
  • In-Depth
  • 27. Introduction to In-Depth Concepts
  • 28. Articulation
  • 29. Vibrato
  • 30. Voicing & Overtones: The First Overtone
  • 31. Voicing & Overtones: The Second Overtone
  • 32. Overtone Practice Routine: ROVR
  • 33. Intonation Training
  • 34. Reed Storage and Adjustment
  • 35. Developing Musicality
  • 36. Introduction to Jazz Concepts
  • 37. Soprano, Tenor, and Baritone Saxophone
  • 38. Altissimo
  • 39. Extended Techniques
  • Teaching Tools
  • 40. Introduction to Teaching Tools
  • 41. First Lesson Planning Guide
  • 42. Troubleshooting
  • 43. Saxophone Pitch Tendency Guide
  • 44. Saxophone Equipment
  • 45. Saxophone Maintenance
  • 46. Wellness for the Young Musician
  • 47. Suggested Practice Routine and Warm-ups
  • 48. Saxophone Resource Guide: Listening, Repertoire, and Further Reading
  • Appendix A: Major Scale Reference Sheet
  • Appendix B: Transposition
  • Appendix C: Teacher's Guide to Saxophone Methods
  • Appendix D: Chamber Music
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the Authors