A College Level Tuba Curriculum (Mellen Studies in Applied Music 1 annotated edition)
By: Geoffrey Whitehead (author)Hardback
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This study begins with a brief history of the tuba, focusing on its development from its instrumental precursors, as well as the development of solo and ensemble literature for tuba. The second chapter contains an in-depth study of pedagogical techniques and materials required for the implementation of a college level tuba program. It contains essential technical information such as tone production articulation concepts etc., as well as essential administrative information such as grading procedures, equipment choices, etc. The final section contains annotated tuba literature lists, divided into solo, orchestral, band and etude works, and a listing of solo tuba recordings.
Introduction; short history; diversity of career choices - performance requirements, chamber music, tuition format, recital preparation, grading/evaluation, curriculum, teaching style, camaraderie, literature, literature interpretation, recruiting students, general concepts, intonation, equipment choices; solo literature, orchestral literature, band literature, etude literature, solo tuba recordings.
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