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Multiphonic Etudes (24 Pieces)

RM999e Etudes (24 pieces) Hall SAX
RM999e Etudes (24 pieces) Hall SAX
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Composer: Randall Hall
Composed: 2009 Duration: 40 mins.
Instrumentation: Sax Solo Level E
ISMN: 979-0-720129-98-3 Catalogue: RM999
Level: E Country: United States

The goal of these etudes is to help students gain technical command of multiphonics and to become familiar with the phrasing, interpretation and notation of contemporary music. Multiphonics, or the simultaneous production of more then one note, are an important element of the new experimental style know as musique contemporaine, or contemporary music. The following studies are not a compressive listing of multiphonics, rather they introduced them progressively in a musical context. Technical mastery of multiophonics will require students to gain fluency in two areas. The simpler task is to learn the often awkward cross-fingerings characteristic of multiphonics. This is just a question of practicing individual multiphonics as they are encountered. More challenging is learning how to make multiphonics speak which will require a mastery of voicing, the correct placement of everything behind the lips, including the tongue, oral cavity, soft palate and throat. The best way to accomplish this is to become fluent in harmonics or overtones. A series of exercises on harmonics have been provided as preliminary studies. In addition to helping produce multiphonics the study of harmonics will also facilitate altissimo and a general improvement in sound production. If harmonics and multiphonics speak it is a good indication that proper embouchure, air support and voicing are being used.


Chapters (2 pieces)

RM920e Chapters (2 pieces) Harding SAX
RM920e Chapters (2 pieces) Harding SAX
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Composer: Charlotte Harding
Composed: 2009, 2011 Duration: 4 mins.
Instrumentation: Sax Solo Level D
ISMN: 979-0-720119-16-8 Catalogue: RM920
Level: D Country: United Kingdom

Contents: 01. What Once Was 02. Jubilation

Music Flavours (21 pieces)

RM898 Music Flavours (21 pieces) Barrett SAX
RM898 Music Flavours (21 pieces) Barrett SAX
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Composer: John Barrett
Composed: 2009 Duration: 30 mins.
Instrumentation: Sax Solo Level A, Sax Solo Level B, Sax Solo Level C
ISMN: 979-0-720114-95-8 Catalogue: RM898
Level: A, B, C Country: Australia

Contents: A Little Irish Waltz for Tree Fellas Part 1, A Little Irish Waltz for Tree Fellas Part 2, A Little Irish Waltz for Tree Fellas Part 3, An Outbreak of Syncopation, Dancing With a Spanish Chook, Filthy Dirty Socks, Eve's Family, Half Dozen of the Other, Thong Lake, Hot Polka, I Feel OK, Kangaroo, Not, Another Show Tune, Notes Art, Sort of Blues, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Swine Flue, Swingaringarosie, Swingaringarosie 2, The Wooden Leg March, Try it a Bit Faster

My First Jazz Collection (10 pieces)

RM895e My First Jazz Collection (10 pieces) Barrett SAX
RM895e My First Jazz Collection (10 pieces) Barrett SAX
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Composer: John Barrett
Composed: 2007 Duration: 10 mins.
Instrumentation: Sax Solo Level A
ISMN: 979-0-720114-92-7 Catalogue: RM895
Level: A Country: Australia

Horizons (15 pieces)

RM892e Horizons (15 pieces) Barrett SAX
RM892e Horizons (15 pieces) Barrett SAX
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Composer: John Barrett
Composed: 2010 Duration: 20 mins.
Instrumentation: Sax Solo Level B, Sax Solo Level C
ISMN: 979-0-720114-89-7 Catalogue: RM892
Level: B, C Country: Australia

Contents: A Little Cha Cha, A Little Off Beat, The Way Home, Different Noodles, Fish 'n' Chips, Groovy Baby, It's Not Where You Think It Is, Latin Holiday, Low Tide, Secret Agent, Possums in the Roof, Strange Sounds From the Forest, Suede Shoes, Things That Go Bump in the Night, Whistling