Arban Complete Method for Tuba

Arban Complete Method for Tuba

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The Arban Complete Method for Tuba—334 pages in length—is the premier publication for tubists. It is used at virtually every University and Conservatory in the world and it is at the core of every tubist’s library. This book contains all of the original material from Arban’s Trumpet Method plus extensive text by Dr. Jerry Young, Professor Emeritus of Tuba, The University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.Tubists no longer need to transpose a trombone or trumpet version of Arban because this edition—complete in every way—is made for tuba. The Arban Method covers practically every aspect of technique. Dr. Young’s superb explanations add unique value to this edition. This comprehensive book is in a class by itself and it is one of the essential books for tubists.
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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 18mm | 785g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514341913
  • 9781514341919
  • 2,530,860

About J B Arban

Dr. Jerry Young is Professor Emeritus of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Formerly a member of the music faculty at Central Missouri State University, he also served on the faculty of the Interlochen Arts Camp from 1983 - 93. He served two terms as editor-in-chief of the International Tuba/Euphonium Association Journal and has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for ITEA and the Tuba/Euphonium Press and as member of the Board of Advisors for the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival.
An associate editor of the first edition of The Tuba Source Book (published by Indiana University Press), he has also published editions of the Kopprasch 60 Etudes for Tuba Op. 6 and Op. 5 (both published by Encore Music Publishers). He has authored articles on a variety of topics for magazines ranging from the Journal of the American Choral Directors Association to The Instrumentalist.
Dr. Young has appeared around the world as a soloist, chamber musician, clinician, lecturer, and adjudicator. The 1999 Distinguished Alumnus of the Department of Music at the University of Arkansas, he is a Fellow of the Fulbright Academy.

Wesley Jacobs began his orchestral career with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra from 1968 – 1970, performing the entire Der Ring des Nibelungen during his time there. In 1970, he was appointed Principal Tuba of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by Music Director Sixten Ehrling. During his 38-year tenure with the DSO, Wes distinguished himself by bringing the highest level of professionalism to this position.
Possessing a beautiful tone, thoughtful phrasing, and an exceptional sense of balance, he supported the Detroit Symphony with unwavering excellence. Mr. Jacobs performed under six different Music Directors and can be heard on over 60 recordings with the DSO.
Mr. Jacobs is a recipient of the University of California’s Lifetime Achievement in Music / Distinguished Artist Award; an award which recognizes his volume of work with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, and The Carpenters.
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