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Woodwind: Transcriptions and Performance Prep.

Transcriptions and Performance Prep.

Scores of transcriptions and books and videos about performance preparation for woodwind


Scores and Books

Selected scores and books from the library's collection
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The Music of Nestor Torres: Solo Transcriptions and Performing Artist Master Class CD transcribed by Miles Osland
MP60.T67 M8 2003  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Music_of_Nestor_Torres.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Nestor has chosen 16 compositions in various styles of Latin, jazz, and ballads to demonstrate and share his skills. The Performing Artist Master Class CD includes recorded excerpts of Nestor's transcribed solos, instrumental examples/demonstrations and an in-depth discussion by Nestor on topics including: jazz influences, singing while playing, double and triple tonguing, playing ballads, Latin grooves, flutter tonguing, fourth octave technique, and more."
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Orchestral Excerpts from the Symphonic Repertoire: for Flute compiled by John Wummer
MT346.W85 1967 v.1-8  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-BOOKS.jpg Summary:
Excerpts from classical and modern symphonic works in eight volumes.
Clarinet secrets: 52 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Clarinetist by Michèle Gingras
MT380 .G55 2004  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Clarinet_Secrets.jpg‎ From the publisher:
"Clarinet Secrets is a 52-week course of performance strategies for advanced clarinetists. This revised edition contains updated information on harmonics and other techniques, electronic music and equipment, expanded techniques for playing Klezmer music, and new and updated photos and diagrams."
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The Works of John Coltrane supervised by Andrew N. White 
Reserve MP106.C658 W6  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-SCORES.jpg From the catalog:
Transcriptions of John Coltrane improvisations in 14 volumes. A finding aid with song listing, album title listing and call number listing is kept at the Library Reserve Desk.
Jerry Bergonzi Solos: Setting Standards transcribed and analyzed by Miles Osland
MP106.B475 J4 1994  Check Availability
Image:No_cover_image_available-SCORES.jpg From the catalog:
Includes instructions for [performance] and biographical information.
Woodwinds: Fundamental Performance Techniques by Gene A. Saucier
MT339.5 .S38 1981  Check Availability
Image:Woodwind_Fundamentals_Gene_Saucier.jpg‎ From the catalog::
"Includes bibliographical references and index."
More Clarinet Secrets: 100 Quick Tips for the Advanced Clarinetist by Micháele Gingras
EBSCO ElectronicBook  Check Availability
Image:More_Clarinet_Secrets.jpg‎ "From":
This book "contains a wealth of information designed to turn clarinetists into informed musicians, offering them the tools to compete in the music world. Topics discussed include technique, tone and intonation, musicianship, reeds and equipment, repertoire, musicians' health, and the music profession."


The Breathing Gym: Daily Workouts by Sam Pilafian and Patrick Sheridan
LVD 447  Check Availability
Image:Breathing_Gym_Daily_workouts.jpg‎ From the catalog::
"Warm up workouts -- Tone workouts -- Phrasing workouts -- Articulation workouts -- Dynamics workouts -- Advanced training workouts -- Pre-performance workouts.

Practical applications for musical improvement."

The Breathing Gym: Exercises to Improve Breath Control and Airflow by Sam Pilafian and Patrick Sheridan
LVD 446  Check Availability
Image:Breathing_Gym_Breath_Control_Airflow.jpg‎ From the catalog::
"1. Tension release -- 2. Stretch : trunk twist -- 3. First flow study -- 4. Stretch : flop over -- 5. Flow awareness exercise -- 6. Stretch : two way stretch -- 7. Inhale therapy -- 8. Stretch : wrist grab -- 9. Exhale therapy -- 10. Stretch elbow grab -- 11. Oral shape therapy -- 12. Stretch : whole body -- 13. Flow studies -- 14. Quick breathing/Flow check patterns -- 15. Strength & flexibility : preparation -- 16. Strength & flexibility : power breaths -- 17. Strength & flexibility : main exercise sequence -- 18. Breathing for the brain."