Saxophone Basics Pupil's Book (Book)Andy Hampton (author,composer)
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Saxophone Basics Series is a landmark method for beginner saxophone players by one of the leading figures in saxophone education, Andy Hampton. Comprising pupil's tutor book, teacher's book with accompaniment parts and an array of online resources.
Saxophone Basics Pupil's book starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about Grade 2. There are 22 stages, each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, 'finger gyms' and 'warm ups' to help establish a sound technique, 'factfiles' and 'quizzes' to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear 'fingering charts' and 'rhythm boxes' and great illustrations. Also available, is the Pupil's book edition with a CD accompaniment for an enhanced learning experience.
Included in this edition:
|| a wide range of classical, jazz and pop repertoire, including One Mint Julep, and the theme from Red Dwarf
|| warm ups, fun original exercises and traditional tunes
|| invaluable fact files, activities and technical advice covering notation, general musicianship and care of the instrument
|| helpful fingering diagrams and rhythm boxes
|| duets throughout - ideal for group teaching
|| pull-out fingering chart to pin on your wall
There is a separate Teacher's book available for both Alto Saxophone and Tenor Saxophone, which offer tips on how to approach new techniques and motivate young players. These would be particularly helpful for teachers who are not saxophone specialists.
Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
Number of pages: 56
Weight: 251 g
Dimensions: 305 x 229 x 7 mm
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