Top-tones for the saxophone : four-octave range by Sigurd M. Rascher

By Sigurd M. Rascher

Scholars can advance their diversity with this insightful publication with textual content either in English and German. the writer specializes in strategy and gives musical examples and routines to aid constructing gamers in achieving a four-octave diversity. an immense booklet for all saxophone scholars.

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G " ~ II r r r r r r r ·· ·· 0 Ji34 II 34 • Beginning Fingmtyle Btu," &uitar T his nex t exercise uses G-chord melody tones in eighth notes agai nst the quarter-note alternating bass. Play slowly and coun aloud . • Here are a few more exercises to give yo u some prac tice. , I r I r r r-, nJJ J J J1 r r r r r r"1 r I r - r ·· r ·· G ~ ~ ~ r r r I I r r JJ J1 r r I r I r r""Ir""I r r ·· r "IT ·· Eighth Notes, Dotted Notes, and Syncopation . "'1 r--. rrrr rrrr rrrr rrrr ·· U' ·· 36 • Beginning Fingerstyle Blues Guitar Now let's use some of the rhythms we have seen above in a twe lvebar blues formar .

R - r ~ ....... v ....... h l 1. r r r r T " E7 1 ~7 D7fF# I. ~ • T ~ I r r ... ' I--; I ~ t\ I. h . r r bll I r r I r -------~ T 1. ·· r r 1. b.... r ~ FRETTING - HAND TECHNIQUES This chapter is designed to acqua int yo u with so me of [he guirarisric techn iques found in blues playing. We will examine the use of hammerons and pulloffs, slides, double srops, bends, and vibrato. It is through the use of these techniques that players add individual exp ress ion [0 th eir blues. Th ese musical nuances are developed over th e co urse of a player's lifetime and are part of what eventuall y beco mes an identifiable style.

To execute it play the notes C and GI on the firS[ fret with the index finger, then slide this finger up to the second fret juS[ as the thumb S[rikes the bass note A. Norice the hammeron coming into the first measure. E7 II ~ • ·· - r r-- nrr - r r A7 _ r--. h. ~ ~ r r r r ·· ·· ·· Double Stops In the simplest sense a do uble Stop means that you play two notes at once. The example below shows a typical blues double S[op in the key of E. Notice the high position. r r r I Fretting-Hand Techniques.

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