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The Physiology Of Brass Playing


From the Publisher

  • Compilation of twenty years’ teaching experience and research by John Ridgeon into the physical aspects of brass playing
  • International survey of playing and teaching techniques.
  • Supporting photography and artwork.
  • Anatomical analysis and explanation.

This unique work is a comparative study of brass playing and teaching techniques which covers all the essential physical aspects of playing. It examines the methods of artists from many countries and highlights important elements of playing through a question, answer and comment approach. This mode of presentation has ensured the embracement of the widest possible spectrum of opinion in addition to the perspective of the author.

“... Helpful hints for the beginner, the experienced player and the teacher are given in each chapter ... I have found this book to be both unique and revealing in all aspects of brass playing ...” Reviewed by Dr David Uber in ‘The Brass Player’

“... Top of many people’s list ... this book is an invaluable resource for any brass teacher ... “ Teaching Brass Pamphlet ‘Music Teacher’

Item Details

Category: Trumpet Study Books
Publisher: Brass Wind Publications
Publisher's reference: 6001
Our Stock Code: 914659
Media Type: Paperback (64 pages [score])