Posts for April 2009

April 30, 2009

More on brass doubling

Prior post: Brass doubling? Boston Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Douglas Yeo has a page on his website with doubling tips. In addition to bass trombone, he plays bass trumpet and serpent. Not tenor trombone. I don’t knock anyone for finding their niche. And Mr. Yeo is clearly a very accomplished musician—listen to some of his ...

April 15, 2009

10 ways to improve your musicianship with a computer

It seems like there’s very little I do these days without a computer. Here are some ways I have used a laptop to boost my practice sessions.

April 14, 2009

200+ woodwind doublers’ websites

I just finished updating my list of woodwind doublers on the web, which as of right now lists just over 200 valid websites (201, to be precise). I am happy to include on the list woodwind doublers of any skill level, as long as their website gives some indication of their inclination toward multiple woodwind ...

April 5, 2009

Free woodwind sheet music on the IMSLP

The Internet Music Score Library Project is an online library of public-domain sheet music. Most of the available music is in PDF format and can be freely downloaded. The files are uploaded by users, mostly scanned from published sheet music that falls into the public domain. This means mostly compositions that are old enough to ...
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