A New Tune A Day: Alto Saxophone - Book 1 (CD Edition)

Books and CDs | Alto Saxophone

Publisher: Boston Music
Author: Ned Bennett
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

C. Paul Herfurth's classic series of tutor books have now been completely revised and updated with a host of innovations to suit a new generation of musicians.

A New Tune A Day features the same logical, gentle pace and keen attention to detail that made earlier editions so hugely popular and successful. Clear explanatory diagrams and photographs help guide you through the lessons and achieve the very best in tone, technique and posture.

The selection of music is fresh and exciting, including duets and rounds to inspire the student and ensure that those vital practice hours are never boring!

The book includes:

  • Advice on your instrument and the equipment you will need
  • Instructions for effective technique and comfortable playing
  • Explanatory pages on reading and understanding music
  • Tests to check your own progress and comprehension

The accompanying audio CD features a virtuoso performance and backing track for each pieces, as well as recorded examples to support the lessons. Furthermore, an edition of this book is available for Clarinet (BM11374), creating an ideal opportunity for duets.

ISBN: 9781846090264
Skill Level: Beginner Explain this
Published on: 01 September 2005
No of pages: 48
Language: English
Catalogue No: BM11363

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              Skegness GB I'm honest
              This is a very good book for beginners it is helping me no end and would highly recommend it even for older people like myself.
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              Confirmed purchase: 29 December 2014
              Published on: 21 January 2015
              10 out of 10


              Nottingham GB
              The CD is really helpful, and the photos are an excellent aid. The music is clear and other directions easy to understand. A new student recently came with the unrevised edition of this book, and I was amazed at the difference...and that a music shop still stocked it!
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              Confirmed purchase: 28 August 2014
              Published on: 25 September 2014

              Musicroom Reviews

              As a teacher, I greatly appreciate the stress-free approach of this book, but above all, I like the way that student and teacher are playing duets together (albeit really simple ones) from the start. It has the inclusive effect that new learners need. I just love it, and stipulate its purchase by all of my students.
              Anonymous - (Blandford)
              I find this an excellent book. I use it for teaching a group of adult beginners along with clarinetists and it works extremely well.
              Anonymous - (Boat of Garten, United Kingdom)

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