The Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 and 2 combine a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.
(Music Sales America). Absolute Beginners: Flute uses step-by-step pictures to take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track! Absolute Beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the first time you play your flute. In one great book you get: A look-and-learn course that uses clear pictures instead of long explanations; Practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know to get you playing, fast!; CD audio tracks to show you how things should sound; Full-length accompaniment tracks to play along with; and more.
(Music Sales America). This series of practice books by Trevor Wye serve as an invaluable addition to study for all flautists. Each book concentrates on a different technical problem covering all aspects of playing the instrument. Each book serves as a step-by-step guide with plenty of helpful exercises for all registers.
Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight. This title is available in SmartMusic.
New owners of the Native American Flute are often told to go âsit on a rockâ and teach themselves how to play. Through eight lessons introducing the technique and theory of both the outer and inner âgameâ of Native American Flute improvisation, players of all levels learn to express the music growing inside themselves. The exercises in this volume are presented in fingering diagrams and Nakai TAB-an easy-to-learn derivative of standard music notation most commonly used for Native American Flute. Includes access to online audio.
(Advanced Band Method). An outlined course of study designed to follow the elementary and intermediate levels of any instructional method, the Rubank Advanced Methods are considered to be one of the gold standards of advanced instrumental study. The specially designed units provide a a complete pedagogy: * Scales and Arpeggios All of the major and minor keys are covered in the complete two-book course * Melodic Interpretation Including 20+ contest level duets in each book * Solo Preparation Six contest level solos included * Articulation Studies Specialized for each instrument * Exercises in Fingering (woodwinds), Flexibility (brass) and Sticking (percussion) * Ornamentation All types are introduced Generations of musicians have been taught with Rubank methods join the tradition!
An Interactive Guide for Learning to Play Native American FLute. Includes Instructional text, CD and 25 Songs by John Vames. For All students of the Native American Flute: for the Beginner who has little or no experience, the Intermediate player seeking further knowledge of how music works and the Advanced player who wants to teach others but up until now did not have a clear-cut format to do so successfully. PART I - Easy to follow instruction includes lessons on finger control, breath control, knowing your flute, embouchure, basic notes, tonquing & slurring, the Native American Scale, creating your own melodies, ornaments, duration, reading Music, Nakai tab, and the Major Scale. PART II Includes 25 songs arranged for Native American FLute: traditional, Native AMerican and Original. APPENDICES which include: Useful scales for practicing, Analysis of the Major SCale, Rhythmic Values and Care of your flute. Includes 39 track interactive audio CD demonstrating all!
Sound Innovations for Concert Band is a revolutionary, flexible, and comprehensive method that combines time-tested educational concepts, input from thousands of teachers, and advances in modern technology. A logical sequence, clean page layouts, clear goals for each exercise, and uncomplicated explanations combined with instrument-specific MasterClass videos and varied accompaniments will foster better comprehension and improved execution of technique. The content is organized into levels, providing benchmarks, assessment indicators, and intermediate goals. With SI Online, adjust the pacing and focus of your teaching any time during the semester to address differentiation and the unique needs within your classroom. Also, access streaming audio and video content and explore the wealth of additional repertoire available online. Learn more at www.alfred.com/SIOnline. This title is available in SmartMusic.
"Sound Innovations by Alfred Music is a dream-come-true method for beginning concert band and string orchestra. Its infusion of technology provides an open-ended architecture of the first order. This unique blend of time-tested strategies and technology offer a great foundation for a successful learning experience." ---John Kuzmich, Jr., BandDirector.com
(Easy Instrumental Play-Along). 10 songs carefully selected and arranged for first-year instrumentalists. Even novices will sound great! Audio demonstration tracks featuring real instruments are available via download to help you hear how the song should sound. Once you've mastered the notes, download the backing tracks to play along with the band! Songs include: The Ballad of Davy Crockett * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Candle on the Water * I Just Can't Wait to Be King * The Medallion Calls * Mickey Mouse March * Part of Your World * Whistle While You Work * You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly! * You'll Be in My Heart (Pop Version). Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary