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Universal Method for Saxophone [O532]

Universal Method for Saxophone [O532]

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Universal Method for Saxophone

For Saxophone

Composed by Paul Deville. 

Instructional and Technique. Instructional book. With fingerng chart. 

320 pages.

Published by Carl Fischer (CF.O532).


Like the Klose book for clarinet and the Arban book for trumpet, this is the "standard" method for saxophone. 

It includes 320 pages of exercises, etudes, solos, duets, cadenzas, text, etc. 

A must for serious saxophonists

*Table Of Contents*

The Saxophone

Instruction for the Saxophone

How to hold the Saxophone

Position of the Performer

Position of the Mouthpiece in the Mouth

The Reed

Manner of controlling the tone, etc.


Method of Study

General Remarks

A list of the words used in Modern Music

How to make your own Reeds

Rudiments of Music

Improvements added to the Saxophone

Preparatory Exercises

Exercises in Slurring

Progressive Exercises on time, etc.

Exercises on Rests

Twenty Progressive Exercises

Eighteen Exercises in Articulation

Preparatory Exercises on the High Notes

Eighteen Exercisis in Articulation

Preparatory Exercises on the High Notes

Chromatic Scale of the Saxophone

Major and Minor Scales in all Keys

Major and Minor Chords in the Keys most used

Sixty Exercises of Mechanism

Fifty Exercises from Low Bb to F above the staff

Twenty-one Exercises on detached Notes in different Keys

Twenty-seven Exercisis for gaining execution in the different Keys

Three Exercises on Staccato

Grace-notes and Embellishments

The Shake

Table of Shakes

The Mordent or Passing Shakes

Exercises on Shakes

Fifteen Cadenzas

Introduction of Adagio, Beethoven Sonata "Pathetic"

Ten Duets for Two Saxophones by F. Mayeur

Six Duets for Two Saxophones by H. Klosé

Exercises on dotted Eight and Sixteenth Notes

Exercises with Sixteenth Rests

Exercise on dotted Sixteenth Note and Thirty-second Note

Exercise with Thirty-second Rests

Exercises on Triplets

Forty Exercises on Slurred and Detached Notes

Seventeen Exercises on Syncopation

Twenty Operatic Melodies

Exercises for the new fingering of the improved Bb, B, and C# keys

Progressive Major and Minor Scale and Exercises

Interval Exercises on the major and minor sclaes

Studies and the Major and Minor Chords

Exercise on the Chord of the Dominant Seventh

Exercise on different Diminished Sevenths

Exercise on the succession of four Diminished Sevenths

Ten Studies on Arpeggios in different Major Keys

Chromatic Exercises

Eight Fantasias

Eleven Progressive Studies

Theme with nine easy variations

Theme with Variations

Twenty studies by A. Mayeur

Fifteen Studies

Four Solos

Air with Variations from Donizetti's "Elisire D'Amore"

Four Concert Duets by H. Klosé

Adagio Concerto Militaire


Give me thy Heart

Ballet Music


Hungarian Dance


Happy be Thy Dreams

Blue Bells of Scotland

La Cinquantaine





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