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Clarinet For Dummies
     

Clarinet For Dummies

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by David Etheridge
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470584774
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
298,270
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

David Etheridge is the David Ross Boyd Professor of Clarinet, Chair of the Woodwind Area, and member of the Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet at the University of Oklahoma. He has taught clarinet for over 45 years.

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