The repertoire of the saxophone has advanced significantly since its invention circa 1840. Performers are required to adapt to the demands of composers - many of whom are exploring new and unconventional sounds and techniques. Numerous texts exist to identify and explain these so-called "extended" techniques, but there are very few resources for the initial stages of performance. In order to offer performers a resource, the author of this text composed forty original etudes (or studies) that incorporate extended techniques in a variety of ways.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Music
- Contains: Murphy, Patrick Joseph. Pushing boundaries