This tuba book is a companion for composers and players, wanting to deepen their understanding of this somewhat neglected family of instruments. It gives tuba players the opportunity to master and use new performance techniques on their instrument, especially in contemporary music.
Using the latest research, the author subdivides and reconstructs the sound generation and modification processes to display the wide range of sound possibilities in the tuba family, many of which can also be applied to other brass instruments.
- More than 250 examples of music, diagrams and tables.
- A hundred audio samples recorded on instruments ranging from snake to microtonal tuba .
- Detailed fingerings tables for tubas in F, E flat, C and B flat as well as for euphonium, ophiclide and snake.
Language: English - German .