Title, A guide to repairing woodwinds. Author, Ronald Saska. Edition, 2, illustrated. Publisher, Roncorp Publications, Original from, the University of . A comprehensive guide to repairing all woodwind musical instruments. Buy Guide to Repairing Woodwinds by Ronald Saska at This comprehensive manual takes you from the basics of woodwind instrument repair right.

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This page contains our woodwind books. The books are sadka for woodwinds in general or about more than one woodwind instrument. They are in order by title. Woodwind Music has a page of its own. Our server has detected that you do not have Javascript turned on. Here are instructions for enabling Javascript: If you have an old browser, you might consider a new one.

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Published in July This books was written because of the author’s dissatisfaction with other repair manuals. It is intended for clarinet, saxophone, and flute players from high school through professionals who want to work on their own instruments.

It is also recommended for band directors who need to do emergency repairs. Repaiting book is no longer available to us, but you can order it here from Amazon. This workbook is designed to involve the performer of eighteenth-century woodwind music in the composition of classical cadenzas.

Included are examples of the few surviving cadenzas preserved in published and manuscript form. Roncorp,SB, pages. This book was originally developed for the woodwind repair courses at the State University of New York, College at Morrisville. The book is intended for those who wish to learn professional repair techniques using professional equipment.


The clarinet is the subject of the basic repair instruction. Additional information is provided for repairing oboes, flutes, bassoons, saxophones, and harmony clarinets. Nine appendices include useful reference information on repair procedures, tools, equipment and supplies. For the second edition this book has been typeset and the appendices that cover the suppliers of tools, parts, and supplies have been brought up to date.

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This book on free ornamentation is intended for woodwind performers. The authors have found written out examples of ornamentation in manuscripts of the period and presented them along with guidelines for various composers and schools of playing Italian, French, etc. This book focuses on the 50 years from to when woodwind especially flute music was guiee and the performance practices for French music were distinctive. The three principal subjects are sasks inequality, articulation, and ornamentation.

The book is packed with musical examples and includes appendices, bibliography, and index. Dover, PB, 73 pages. The finest flutist of his time, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre ? This work has considerable practical use today as well as its importance in the historical development of the flute.

Most significantly it contains an extensive discussion of ornaments and embellishments of the period. Despite its importance it was not available in English prior the original publication of this translation in Saxophone Mouthpiece Selection by Robert Scarff.

Jamey Aebersold Jazz,SB, 88 pages. This book contains information on mouthpiece parts and design, guidelines in selecting a mouthpiece for the type of sound you need, facing charts for commercial saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces, and chamber designations of some representative brands of saxophone mouthpieces.

A guide to repairing woodwinds

This book also includes guidance on reed adjustments, some maintenance tips, and some musician jokes. While this book is primarily oriented toward the saxophonist, clarinetists will also find useful information here.

Scarecrow Press,HB, pages. About one quarter of this book is a listing of works for two to five dissimilar woodwinds including horn and piano. The rest lists woodwind quintets. The listings include composer with nationality and datestitle, instrumentation, date, duration, arranger if anypublisher; and the catalog number of any known recording.

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Many entries have descriptions. This book is not currently available and may not be reprinted. Wind Talk for Woodwinds go Mark C. Ely and Amy E.

Oxford University Press,PB, pages. This book provides instrumental music teachers, practitioners, and students with a handy, easy-to-use pedagogical resource for woodwind instruments.

This includes terminology, topics, and concepts associated with each specific instrument, along with teaching suggestions that can be applied in the classroom.

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It also includes a “Practical Tips” section, which discusses common technical faults and corrections, common problems with sound as well as their causes and solutions to themas well as fingering charts, literature wiodwinds study materials, method books, fepairing solosas well as a list of additional resources.

An impressive book which considering it is published by Oxford has a “modest” price. Dover, PB, pages. By the author of Musical Instruments Through the Ages.

The definitive book on woodwind history, fully illustrated. The book is divided into two parts, Part One, The Woodwind Today, includes a general introduction, the flute, piccolo, reeds and reed-making, the oboe, the clarinet, and the bassoon.

The book also includes three appendices, bibliography, glossary of terms, and an index. Meredith Music,PB, pages. Subtitled Creative Recipes for a Successful Performancethis valuable collection of quick-to-read yet deeply insightful strategies is like finding expert trade secrets all placed in one convenient source.

Developing Facility on the Bass Clarinet J. Eugene Rousseauand many more. Click on the cover image to view Table of Contents. Use your browser’s Back button to return.