***2018 Music Teacher Awards Finalist for Best Music Education Product*** This is the most in-depth approach to playing the saxophone ever published.
In this two-volume boxed set, master saxophonist John Harle reveals his ground-breaking techniques for fluent and natural playing - transforming the musical and learning experience of students and professionals alike. Practical, clear and universally relevant, The Saxophone discloses John Harle's secrets to playing with individuality, fluent technique and a powerful musical presence by: - introducing revolutionary new concepts such as the Reed Fan, the Power Lines and the Cathedral of Resonance - exploring every aspect of playing and performing, from breathing, resonant tone production and fluent articulation through to techniques for building ease and flow in performance - featuring unique anatomical diagrams, stunning visualisations and colour-coded musical examples throughout - offering expert advice on all aspects of performance: dealing with fear, nerves and adrenalin, developing a strong psychological approach and setting goalposts for success - including practice wheels that help develop a structured and relaxed practice routine.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/03/2017
- Category: Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups
- ISBN: 9780571539628