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Up Front Etudes

Six works of liberation for the front ensemble
Level: Easy to Advanced
Pages: 48
Release Date: 2007
Product ID : TSPB-10
Price: $30.00
Item #: TSPB-10

All sounds used in these recordings were generated from Virtual Drumline software also by Tapspace.


Description

"The ultimate companion to UP FRONT"

Not long ago Tapspace released Up Front – the world’s most definitive resource for the modern pit. Up Front Etudes is the next step of the journey. It breaks the monotony of traditional scales and pit exercises with six cool mini compositions designed to add spice and variety to your front ensemble training program.

Jim Ancona, percussion caption head for the 7-time world champion Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps, has created this warm-up repertoire for students and instructors alike. The pieces are technically focused and diverse enough to provide a realistic way to hone any ensemble’s musical skills.

Included in the collection:

  • C5
  • Wild Asses (Rant in C minor)
  • Miko Cuban
  • Flüchtig
  • Uncle Creepy
  • Pieces of Dave

Also included is a CD-ROM containing printable individual parts for each composition as well as reference recordings which are supplied at a variety of tempos with click tracks to use for practice and devlopment of each etude.

Listen to the examples on this page to get a sense of the variety of styles and techniques you'll be able to add to your repertoire.

With Up Front and Up Front Etudes, you’ll have the right musical tools for the job from the top minds in the activity. And your pit will have a warm-up program they actually look forward to!

Description

"The ultimate companion to UP FRONT"

Not long ago Tapspace released Up Front – the world’s most definitive resource for the modern pit. Up Front Etudes is the next step of the journey. It breaks the monotony of traditional scales and pit exercises with six cool mini compositions designed to add spice and variety to your front ensemble training program.

Jim Ancona, percussion caption head for the 7-time world champion Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps, has created this warm-up repertoire for students and instructors alike. The pieces are technically focused and diverse enough to provide a realistic way to hone any ensemble’s musical skills.

Included in the collection:

  • C5
  • Wild Asses (Rant in C minor)
  • Miko Cuban
  • Flüchtig
  • Uncle Creepy
  • Pieces of Dave

Also included is a CD-ROM containing printable individual parts for each composition as well as reference recordings which are supplied at a variety of tempos with click tracks to use for practice and devlopment of each etude.

Listen to the examples on this page to get a sense of the variety of styles and techniques you'll be able to add to your repertoire.

With Up Front and Up Front Etudes, you’ll have the right musical tools for the job from the top minds in the activity. And your pit will have a warm-up program they actually look forward to!



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