School and Amateur Orchestras

School and Amateur Orchestras

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School and Amateur Orchestras is devoted to a discussion of school and amateur orchestras and consideration of instruments that are normally associated with them. The book opens with a general discussion of students, teachers, music centers, and junior music schools. This is followed by separate chapters on the teaching of string, woodwind and brass, and percussion instruments. Subsequent chapters deal with the planning and direction of orchestras and the selection of instruments and music.All the same, many a tuba and euphonium in deplorable condition has been successfully restored. But the ... New trumpets, on the other hand, are inexpensive, and it would hardly be worth lavishing similar work and money on an ill-used and worn-out trumpet in B flat. ... though this sum does not include the cost of a case.

Title:School and Amateur Orchestras
Author:John B. Dalby
Publisher:Elsevier - 2014-05-16


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