Foundation To Saxophone Playing

Ben Vereecken

Text by Ben Vereecken
Edited by Ben Vereecken
Student Book
Performing Ensemble: Alto Saxophone Unaccompanied
Instrumentation: Saxophone
Item Number: O224
Number of Pages: 112
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

This foundational method has many pieces and exercises of progressive difficulty that will be useful to beginning and intermediate students. It also includes a fingering chart (of more recent vintage) and scales.

Foundation To Saxophone Playing

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Editor Vereecken, Ben


The Saxophone
Manner of Holding the Saxophone
Adjusting of Holding
Position of the Mouthpiece
Production of the Tone
Care of the Saxophone
Before Playing
After Playing
How to Practice
What to Practice
What to practice
Signs most frenquently used
Rudiments of Music
Names of Notes
Names of Notes
Different kinds of notes and rests
Sharps flats naturals
Measures and Bars
Time Marks
Preparation of the first lesson
On Striking the tone and counting the time
For Left and Right Hands
First octave KEY
Second Octave Key
Two Octave
Whole Half and Quarter Notes
Chromatic Scale
Three Quarter time
Progressive Exercises on the Intervals
Progressive Exercises on Articulation
Major Scales and their relative minors
Twenty easy recreations
The Grupetto
The trill
Exercises on Scales in Thirds
Scales on chromatic Scales
Difficult Passages
Exercises on Perfect Chords
Exercises pm Dominat Sevenths
Fourteen Solos by Celebrated Composers
Fifty progressive Exercises in Prelude Form
Four Solos