The purpose of these etudes is to develop performance techniques suitable for modern solo repertoire. While originally composed with late high school and early college players in mind, these etudes challenge even the most experienced players. Divided into 4 distinct sections, the book is organized in a coherent and sensible collection of material providing maximum benefits to the player. Idiosyncratic issues, Melodic: polyrhythmic, scalar (major, minor, WT, octatonic, chromatic) and closes with a section devoted to articulation/arpeggiation.
Included are fingering charts and a bonus accompaniment composed by the editor.
9"x12" coil bound. 125p.