Music, Instruction & Study
Bach's Sonic Tapestry
The Well-Tempered Clavier of 1722 by Robert Silverman
There is a reason why good teachers insist their pupils study Bach. Every note counts as with no other composer. I’ve played some Bach in my time . . . but it is fair to say that he has never been front and centre in my repertoire. Until now . . ...
Chromatics, Chords & Scales - Concepts for the Committed Bassoonist by Nadina Mackie Jackson
A musician’s journey never ends, and the work is often solitary. Fortunately for bassoonists, Solitary Refinement can be a trusted companion throughout their musical career, replete with exercises adaptable by bassoon students who are still ...
Be A Voice
A Musician's Guide for the Live Performance by Jason Parsons
An essential guide for the performing musician, Be A Voice teaches you how to master any live music performance that will leave a lasting impression on your audience—all while building a successful music career. Although pursuing a music career is ...
Delivering Your Own Awesome by Bruce Gandy
An easy-to-read, non-statistical guide to “Delivering Your Own Awesome” in music, sport and other competitive aspects of life, this book provides an understanding of what performance actually is by outlining four key steps: practice, rehearsal, ...
A Practical Guide for Teaching the Saxophone to Beginners
by Lyle Rebbeck
Teachers and students of the saxophone will become better instructors and players as a result of following A Practical Guide for Teaching the Saxophone to Beginners. A storehouse of valuable information, gleaned from professional study and over ...
The 100 Greatest Composers and Their Musical Works
An Introduction to the Fascinating World of Classical Music by Gary A. Smook
His fascinating exploration takes you inside the rich music and colorful lives of the world’s greatest classical composers. From Bach to Stravinsky and beyond, you will learn how the unique life stories of these gifted composers are reflected in the ...
Noyes Notes…on Transposition
A Transposition Method for Wind Musicians by Randal C. Noyes
Transposition. What is it? How do you do it? Why and when does a musician need it? How do you get started learning it? In Noyes Notes…on Transposition, trumpeter, music educator, and technical writer Randal C. Noyes uses simple, concise language to ...
by Sarah Anne Wolkowski
Imagine a large watermelon. Inside sit the secrets to saxophone virtuosity. Saxophone Technique whacks open the melon, cuts it into slices, and presents each topic as a digestible and tasty treat. Philosophical and phun, Saxophone Technique delves ...