Extended Techniques For The Horn

Author: Douglas Hill
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0769223559
Size: 14.92 MB
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With the growing interest in hand horn (natural horn) and jazz horn, Extended Techniques for the Horn by Douglas Hill is an important text in horn repertory. Virtually all the sound possibilities of the horn are included in this one book, with clearly and concisely organized descriptions, notation and comments to both performers and composers of horn music.

The Early Horn

Author: John Humphries
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521635594
Size: 10.94 MB
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A guide to eighteenth and nineteenth century performance practice on the horn.

Collected Thoughts On Teaching And Learning Creativity And Horn Performance

Author: Douglas Hill
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0757906850
Size: 20.22 MB
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Douglas Hill is professor of music and horn at the University of Wisconsin at Madison as well as a past President of the International Horn Society, and a respected teacher and clinician. The 27 chapters of Collected Thoughts cover topics ranging from getting started to preparing for college and professional auditions, and include other subjects such as composing and improvising. There are seven chapters on repertoire that include reviews of music and texts that are the most comprehensive of any horn (or other instrumental) text to date. The process of learning and teaching is extremely insightful for everyone, from the serious student to the most experienced instructor. This book is a must for anyone interested in the horn. It is invaluable!!

Guide To The Solo Horn Repertoire

Author: Richard Seraphinoff
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253019356
Size: 17.97 MB
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This comprehensive, annotated resource of solo repertoire for the horn documents in detail the rich catalogue of original solo compositions for the instrument. Intended as a guide for practical use and easy reference, it is organized into three large sections: works for unaccompanied horn, works for horn and keyboard, and works for horn and ensemble. Each entry includes publisher information, a brief description of the form and character of a work, technical details of the horn writing, and information on dedication and premiere. The authors also include commentary on the various techniques required and the performance challenges of each piece. Representing over ten years of careful compilation and notation by an expert in horn performance and pedagogy, and by a seasoned music librarian and natural horn performer, Guide to the Solo Horn Repertoire will be an invaluable resource for performers, educators, and composers.