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Standard of Excellence Book 3, Alto Sax

By Bruce Pearson

Band alto sax - intermediate
Composed by Bruce Pearson. Concert Band Method. Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method. Method Book. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #W23XE. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.W23XE).

Item Number: KJ.W23XE

ISBN 9780849759819.

Standard of Excellence Book 3 is a continuation of the strong performance-centered curriculum of Books 1 and 2. It is also an intermediate level band method that introduces students to Western Music History. Students play music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic periods and 20th Century; they learn performance and technical skills within the appropriate historical context. Students are given a complete musical and historical education while advancing toward high levels of musical performance on their individual instruments. Solid reinforcement of major and minor key signatures. Technique development exercises including scales and a wide variety of scale-related studies. Advanced rhythms and time signature studies Detailed trill fingering charts and extended range fingering charts. Twelve full band arrangements including concert length arrangements from historic periods.

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  • 5

    New Orleans, La
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  • December 16, 2007 right book

    i've played the saxophone for about 11 months-1 year and this the book for people who are intermediate and advanced

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