Trumpet For Dummies

Author: Jeffrey Reynolds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470963494
Size: 61.45 MB
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How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly guide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need know to play the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a good sound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musical genres. Demonstrates how to play classical, pop, jazz, and Latin-with audio samples on the enclosed CD-ROM Includes tips on how to buy or rent the best instrument An ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, or students who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who've never got around to learning it, here is the complete guide to making one of the world's most popular-and beloved instruments-their own. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Clarinet For Dummies

Author: David Etheridge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047087533X
Size: 52.34 MB
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Master the most popular woodwind Want to play the clarinet? No problem! This hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to play this popular woodwind alone or in a group setting. Clarinet For Dummies gives you the ideal introduction to play clarinet. You?ll begin by learning how to properly hold a clarinet and move on to getting a consistent sound, reading music, and playing songs in a variety of styles, including classical, pop, and jazz. Step-by-step instruction on finger placement, posture, and basic up-keep for the instrument Tips on how to buy or rent a clarinet Accompanying CD offers play-along recordings of every exercise featured in the book Whether you?ve never held a clarinet or are looking to brush up on skills from your youth, Clarinet For Dummies is packed with friendly, easy-to-follow instructions to have you playing this versatile instrument with ease! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Buzz To Brilliance

Author: Adrian Griffin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199780579
Size: 20.65 MB
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Buzz to Brilliance engages students personally, technically and musically as they begin their study on the trumpet. The book journeys with students from the moment they first open their trumpet case to years later as they prepare for college auditions. It abounds with technical information and practical tips including buying a new trumpet, mouthpiece selection, adjusting to braces, and marching band. Chapters on practice skills, sight-reading, and performing are a must-read for any musician, while special features give students a window into diverse worlds, from the workbench of a master repairman to the French horn studio of a master teacher. Drawings, diagrams and pictures invite students into each page, making even advanced technical concepts easy to understand. Following the written portion of the book, a comprehensive set of scales and technique-building exercises address topics including breathing, high range, pedal tones, lip slurs, accuracy, articulation, and pedal tones. With practice schedules, mouthpiece comparison chart, pitch tendencies and more, this book is a treasure for any trumpet player. Buzz to Brilliance is the perfect companion for any beginning method book, and the first text on the market that provides a comprehensive set of essential studies selected specifically for beginning and intermediate players.

Classical Music For Dummies

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119049741
Size: 50.49 MB
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Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical if it's really Baroque or Romantic. You'll be introduced to the composers and their work, and discover the groundbreaking pieces that shake the world every time they're played. Begin building your classical music library with the essential recordings that define orchestral, choral, and operatic beauty as you get acquainted with the orchestras and musicians that bring the composers to life. Whether you want to play classical music or just learn more about it, Classical Music For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of this increasingly popular genre. Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there's never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.

Boston Terriers For Dummies

Author: Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118051450
Size: 18.78 MB
Format: PDF
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Has a Boston Terrier stolen your heart? Whether you’re thinking about adding one of these “American Gentlemen” to your home or you already have one, this fun, friendly guide is the key to becoming a responsible and happy puppy parent! Boston Terriers For Dummies gives you all the basics on raising and living with this intelligent, affectionate breed. You’ll learn where and how this dog originated, what it needs, and how to determine if a Boston Terrier is the right dog for you and your family. From feeding and grooming to basic training, you get all the tips any Boston owner needs to make their dog feel welcome, loved, and well-cared for. You’ll discover how to: Understand the breed’s origin and history Choose the right Boston Terrier for you Puppy-proof your home and yard Teach your Boston basic commands Housetrain and socialize your puppy Correct Boston behavior gone bad Handle breed-specific health concerns Enhance your dog’s quality of life Travel with your Boston—or find a reputable sitter Care for the senior dog Complete with sections on nutrition, first aid, and exercise and play, Boston Terriers For Dummies is the only guide you need to raise a happy, healthy dog!

Trumpet Lessons For Beginners

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com
Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com
ISBN: 9825320745
Size: 54.71 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Teach yourself how to play trumpet with our easy trumpet lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free trumpet videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along. Also includes music score and trumpet animation for easy music learning.*** "Great for any beginner trumpet player. It teaches the basics for any style of music, ... If you're learning the trumpet, you need this book!" - ninjizzle, USA Progressive Beginner Trumpet contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great trumpet player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson trumpet tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of trumpets and cornets. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the trumpet is required to teach yourself to learn to play trumpet from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play trumpets and how to play cornets • How to play beginner trumpet notes and beginner trumpet scales used in trumpet solos • All the fundamental techniques of trumpet playing including tonguing, correct breathing, correct posture and tone development • Trumpet theory for learning how to read trumpet music for beginners and how to read trumpet chords for beginners • How to tune a trumpet • Trumpet tips and trumpet tricks that every player should know when learning trumpet • Shortcuts for how to learn trumpet fast by getting the most from trumpet practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the trumpet today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners trumpet lessons written by a professional trumpet teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read trumpet music for beginners with chords for accompaniment • Trumpet note charts containing all trumpet notes • 80 trumpet exercises, trumpet solos and popular easy trumpet music for beginners in pop trumpet, rock trumpet, blues trumpet, jazz trumpet and classical trumpet styles Beginner trumpet lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the trumpet, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's trumpet lessons for beginners are used by students and trumpet teachers worldwide to learn how to play trumpet. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted trumpet lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Conducting Music

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101588756
Size: 78.92 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The complex art of conducting may look effortless to the casual onlooker; however, it requires a great deal of knowledge and skill. The success of a performance hinges on the director's ability to keep the group playing together and interpreting the music as the composer intended. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Conducting Music shows student and novice conductors how to lead bands, orchestras, choirs, and other ensembles effectively through sight-reading, rehearsals, and performances. Bonus online video content shows expert conductors conducting various time signatures, tempos, downbeats, cues, articulations, dynamics, and more.

The Book Of Revelation For Dummies

Author: Richard Wagner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111805086X
Size: 37.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Are you baffled by the Book of Revelation? Understand the purpose, key themes, and symbolism of the most fascinating book in the Bible with The Book of Revelation For Dummies, an easy-to-understand guide that will help you grasp the enduring messages of Revelation and apply them to your life. You will understand what Revelation says about the past, present, and future, and how it relates to the rest of the Bible. You will learn how this mysterious book of the Bible fits into a historical context. You’ll discover all kinds of interesting facts about the apostle John and learn about the details of his world. You will be able to choose a perspective for interpreting this book of the Bible and decipher the many haunting symbols. There is no need to read this reference guide from cover to cover; simply browse the table of contents or flip through the pages to find the answers and assistance that you need. Discover how to: Interpret the prophecy of the Revelation Place it in historical context Understand how it relates to other books in the Bible Unravel the details of the apostle John’s life and world Choose a perspective for understanding See the grander scheme of things Complete with lists of the ten most commonly asked questions about end times and the ten rules of thumb for interpreting scripture, The Book of Revelation For Dummies will help you understand and decode one of the most perplexing books in the Bible!

Classical Music For Dummies

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119049741
Size: 77.41 MB
Format: PDF
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Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical if it's really Baroque or Romantic. You'll be introduced to the composers and their work, and discover the groundbreaking pieces that shake the world every time they're played. Begin building your classical music library with the essential recordings that define orchestral, choral, and operatic beauty as you get acquainted with the orchestras and musicians that bring the composers to life. Whether you want to play classical music or just learn more about it, Classical Music For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of this increasingly popular genre. Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there's never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Music History

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592577514
Size: 53.85 MB
Format: PDF
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A history of world music that places musical developments in context to important historical events and examines the evolution of both Western and non-Western music from prehistoric times to the present.