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Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings:.

Strings are represented with a series of five digits representing the quantity of each part fot violin, second violin, viola, cello, bass.

The final variation of the Carnival of Venice in the back of the book is specifically geared to be a gimmick that uses the fingerings to assist the player.

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The Arban Method covers practically every aspect of technique. Clear thinker, excellent communicator – his books have helped me cut through a lot of the mush that has occasionally taken up residence between my brain and ears, tongue and lungs. You started with the exercises at the beginning, which had fingerings. Check out the top fir of the year on our page Best Books of However, the music on the page is the same no matter what key of tuba is being played. It was probably assumed that most of the users of this rather expensive text would be “serious” players who were using a tuba pitched in C.


Tuba Arban Book The bulk of the musical talk.

I switched to BBb nearly 60 years ago. When a tuba reads C and fingers a C in relation to the key of their instrument, a C comes out in relation to the piano. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.

What you need to accomplish from this book is complete fluency in all keys, on any keyed tuba you happen to chose to play, in any register of any tuba. Exceptions, of course, mainly being British BB music The particular key of tuba is selected by the type of music being played.

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Arban, Jean-Baptiste (Young & Jacobs) Complete Method for Tuba

Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Tubx is the principal instead. This CC Arban book works fine as written. To further complicate things of coursea BBb tuba playing from the BBb trumpet book using trumpet fingerings will sound the arhan two octaves below the BBb trumpet. If the music is mainly “down in the basement”, a contrabass tuba BBb, CC is chosen.

The Beethoven example is typical of much Classical and early Romantic fare.

Arban, Jean-Baptiste (Young & Jacobs) Complete Method for Tuba for Tuba Studies & Etudes

Just a semi-biased based on the fact that I started on the TC book but very honest opinion…. Looking for beautiful books? For orchestral music, saxes are at the end see Tkba below. This allows the CC tuba book and the Bb trumpet book to use the same fingerings in the exercises, though the sound produced by playing the trumpet book is a whole step short of being two octaves above the pitches in the tuba book.


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Oh, make it musical also and you will have really accomplished much from your study of the Arban book. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The numbers represent only distinct parts, not the number of copies of a part.

Saxophoneswhen included in orchestral music they rarely are will be shown in the “other instrument” location after strings and before the soloist, if any. Use the TC book if you tuna take some time to add TC trumpet fingerings to your bag of tools. Here is a link to get you started, if you are of a mind to. The set of numbers after the dash represent the Brass.

Jacobs says that his version of Arban’s is written so the keys ‘lie better’ for the CC tuba. In addition, there are often doublings in the Trumpet section – Piccolo and Flugelhorn being the most common.

These are incredibly valuable for both building technique and for breath control, as the phrases are incredibly long. These numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble. It consists of the forces