The Virtuoso Tuba Player. Vol. 4.
Embouchure Body Building. Book A. (bass clef).
For Tuba in Bb
192 pages. Big A4 size.
Super strong embouchure from double pedal Bb up to double high Bb.
Any serious tuba player should not be without
this book in his collection.
The first systematic book on the development of the brass players embouchure and breath support. All exercises are progressive and will take you step by step up to the highest and lowest notes on the instrument.
Further there are chapters on the total range of the tuba in Bb, up to the very high register (with all valve combinations) and several diagrams on the total range of the trumpet from the double pedal Bb up to double high Bb.
For developing breath, breath support, volumes from the softest to the loudest, tongue technique, embouchure, lip flexibility, lip power and tonal register from double pedal Bb up to double high Bb, as required from the modern tuba player of today.
The young player or the fine professional musician who want great instrumental development, will gradually develop the following:
- A strong and solid embouchure from the lowest to the highest notes.
- A flexible embouchure.
- A fast tongue with many forms of articulations.
- A solid breath support in all nuances from the softest to the loudest volumes.
- Fine slide control and intonation on all valve combinations, also “fine intonation” on every note on the instrument.
- A complete knowledge to the instrument and all notes all over with alternatives.
- And much, much more.... !
This system will also correct wrong playing habits, wrong embouchures or wrong breath support, IF practised according to the written instructions.
This complete set of exercises for developing a strong embouchure includes the following exercises:
1) Long tones (different versions in progression).
2) Exercises on the “Natural harmonics (the overtones)” (different versions in progression.
3) Lip Flexibility. Level A.
4) Tongue Technique.
5) Building Legato, Wind power, Breath & Diaphragm.
6) Lip Flexibility. Level B.
7) Lip Flexibility. Level C.
8) Lip Flexibility. Level D.
9) Lip Flexibility. Level E.
10) Lip Flexibility. Level F.
11) Lip Flexibility. Level G.
12) “Bend the notes”.
13) What all Tuba Player Should Know About Their Instrument.
14) The Total Range Of the Tuba (3 chapters: up to double high F; up to double high Bb; the low register from low E down to pedal Bb).
15) Intonation In 4 Different Ways.
16) The Circle of Fifths.
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PG No. 10050
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