Spirited Wind Playing : The Performance Dimension, Paperback / softback Book

Spirited Wind Playing : The Performance Dimension Paperback / softback


Peppered with tips, helpful hints, and personal anecdotes to illustrate real-life application, this performance guide is essential for any wind player interested in taking his or her virtuosity to the next level.

Internationally renowned bassoonist Kim Walker has compiled into one book the teachings and exercises that have made her known as an expert on bassoon performance, practice, and instruction.

From basics like posture, breathing techniques, and articulation to a survey of the performance practices of key woodwind and brass masters, Walker includes an analysis of each technique along with images and exercises that present the mechanics of each method.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 354 pages, 62 color illus., 8 music exx., 4 tables
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
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  • Category: Wind instruments
  • ISBN: 9780253024848

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