The Techniques of Saxophone Playing
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- Authors: Marcus Weiss, Giorgio Netti
- ISBN: 9783761821145
- Size: 8.3 x 11.4 inches
- Pages: 192
The book is intended for both performers and composers and therefore it was natural that two experts came together to work on it – the saxophonist Marcus Weiss and the composer Giorgio Netti. The most important playing, fingering and technical possibilities in sound for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone are systematically explained. These techniques are illustrated with the help of appropriate examples and practice instructions, and at the same time any special notational features are explained. Links to sound clips on the internet specially compiled for this book enable players to compare their own results with Marcus Weiss's recording. The book is an essential, practical performing tool for interpreters, teachers and composers. - Comprehensive, systematic description of all important playing techniques for contemporary music on the saxophone - Clear explanation of special tonal effects and practice tips to try out - with internet links to all important sound excerpts - Tried and tested on all common makes of soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones -
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