Notes For Clarinetists

Author: Albert R. Rice
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190205202
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Notes for Clarinetists: A Guide to the Repertoire offers important historical and analytical information about thirty-five of the best-known pieces written for the instrument. Numerous contextual and theoretical insights make it an essential resource for professional, amateur, and student clarinetists. With engaging prose supported by fact-filled analytical charts, the book offers rich biographical information and informative analyses to help clarinetists gain a more complete understanding of Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo by Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland's Concerto for Clarinet, String Orchestra, Harp, and Piano, Robert Schumann's Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73. and Time Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 43. by Robert Muczynski, among many others. With close attention to matters of context, style, and harmonic and formal analysis, Albert Rice explores a significant portion of the repertoire, and offers a faithful and comprehensive guide that includes works by Boulez, Brahms, and Mozart to Hindemith, Poulenc, and Stamitz. Rice includes biographical information on each composer and highlights history's impact on the creation and performance of important works for clarinet. Intended as a starting point for connecting performance studies with scholarship, Rice's analysis will help clarinetists gain a more complete picture of a given work. Its valuable insights make it essential to musicians preparing and presenting programs, and its detailed historical information about the work and composer will encourage readers to explore other works in a similarly analytical way. Covering concertos, chamber pieces, and works for solo clarinet, Rice presents Notes for Clarinetists as an indispensable handbook for students and professionals alike.

Fine Tuning The Clarinet Section

Author: Brent Coppenbarger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475820771
Size: 47.30 MB
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Clarinets are prominent melody instruments, and a strong clarinet section can make the difference between a good band and a great band. In Fine Tuning the Clarinet Section: A Handbook for the Band Director, Brent Coppenbarger offers a full range of strategies to assist the band director, the beginning clarinetist, and the advanced clarinetist in developing a strong clarinet section. Fine Tuning the Clarinet Section covers the following topics: The basic foundations of a good clarinet embouchure Selecting and breaking-in a new reed A discussion on equipment Clarinet maintenance Intonation Articulation Strategies Strategies for developing finger technique Developing Musicality Developing a warm-up routine Rehearsing the woodwind section Preparing for a solo performance 10 steps to better sight-reading Fine Tuning the Clarinet Section: A Handbook for the Band Director is an indispensable resource for the band director who wishes to improve his clarinet section, as well as the beginning clarinetist, advanced clarinetist, or anyone interested in clarinet.

Witold Lutos Awski

Author: Stanisław Będkowski
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313259623
Size: 47.24 MB
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Explores Witold Lutoslawski's work and includes a catalogue of works and performances, bibliography, discography, and brief biographical sketch.

The Penguin Guide To Compact Discs

Author: Ivan March
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN:
Size: 46.84 MB
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Reviews thousands of British, American, and European classical recordings on CD.

Petite Piece And Premiere Rhapsodie

Author: Claude Debussy
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457488788
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Expertly arranged B-Flat Clarinet Solo by Claude Debussy from the Kalmus Edition series. This is from the Impressionistic era.