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Quarter Tone Technique for Saxophone - Second Edition
The second edition is now published! The goal of this technique book is to encourage saxophonists to learn this technique and to encourage composers to write for it. Quarter tonality presents new melodic and harmonic possibilities that can bring previously unexplored textures, colors, and atmospheres to music.
Overtone Acrobatics covers the entire overtone learning process, from introducing the concept and outlining basic technique, to providing difficult overtone challenges and real-world melodies produced with overtones. After developing basic technique, the book introduces scales in an overtone context, then delves into well known real-world melodies. As the saxophonist masters the exercises in this book, his/her playing and performance will flourish.
Introduction to Quarter Tone Composition
The purpose of this book is to introduce composers to the world of 24-TET. Quarter tonality presents new melodic and harmonic possibilities that can bring about previously unexplored textures, colors, and atmospheres to music.
Waltz in C Neutral for Solo Saxophone
Waltz in C Neutral for Solo Saxophone is based in a quarter tone harmony, where the third is the quarter tone between major and minor, or neutral third, hence the name. This piece explores the neutral harmony, as well as certain symmetric harmonies throughout the piece.
Emergence for Tenor Saxophone and Piano
Emergence, for tenor saxophone and piano, is a piece which delves into the possibilities of quarter tone melody and harmony. The piece begins with a soft entrance, and builds until a brilliant climax is reached, then ends in a similar manner to which it began.
Meditations on a Whisper
In some literature, a whisper is sometimes used as a foreshadowing of what is to come. Sometimes, it is used as a reflection of what has already come to pass. Meditations on a Whisper is contemplative of both of these concepts. This composition uses quarter-tone altered pentatonic scales.
Vivid Rainfall for Tenor Saxophone and Piano
Vivid Rainfall, for tenor saxophone and piano, is a piece which delves into the possibilities of quarter tone melody and harmony. This piece starts with a light "rainfall" feeling, then continually develops melodic and harmonic intensity, as if a "storm" were developing, until the intense conclusion.
Manuscript Book - 101 Pages - 10 Staves
This manuscript book has 10 staves and 101 pages, as well as useful information and tips for composing with quarter tones and for quarter tone instruments.
This is a refillable, reusable lighter with a black case and sesquisharp quarter tone accidental silver emblem on its face.
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