The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing

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One of the most comprehensive available books on the subject features suggestions about technique, tonguing and articulation, musicianship, and musical interpretation. Includes guidelines for teaching, making your own reeds, and preparing for public performance, plus an intriguing look at clarinet history. "A godsend . . . far and away the most valuable guide ever printed for the self-taught player." — The Clarinet, Journal of the International Clarinet Society. Appendixes. Includes 7 black-and-white ...

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Overview

One of the most comprehensive available books on the subject features suggestions about technique, tonguing and articulation, musicianship, and musical interpretation. Includes guidelines for teaching, making your own reeds, and preparing for public performance, plus an intriguing look at clarinet history. "A godsend . . . far and away the most valuable guide ever printed for the self-taught player." — The Clarinet, Journal of the International Clarinet Society. Appendixes. Includes 7 black-and-white illustrations.

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An unabridged republication of the 1980 text from Charles Scribner's Sons. The author, a performer, teacher, and composer on the instrument, provides advice on playing the instrument as well as a profile of the clarinet's role in musical history. He provides advice on choosing and maintaining a mouthpiece, technique, tonguing and articulation, making reeds, and preparing for public performance. Appends information on clarinet fingering, literature, and sources for accessories. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486402703
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/17/1998
  • Series: Dover Books on Music Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 495,560
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2001

    Essential for the beginner clarinet player

    This book is a must for the beginner in clarinet playing. It is both informative and practical in different topics such as tonguing, embouchure, reeds, etc. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2000

    I WOVE THE CLARINET

    THIS BOOK IS A VERY GOOD 1 TO HELP U LEARN THE CLARINET!! ITS A-SOME MAN!! I LOVE IT CAUSE I PLAY THE CLARINET!

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