How the Saxophone Works with Anton Schwartz

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Anton Schwartz

Anton Schwartz SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 11 AM

Think you know how your woodwind instrument works? Think again! This workshop explores the physical aspects of how saxophones and other woodwinds create the sounds that they do, with practical applications for players. Topics include: modes of vibration; size and placement of tone holes; the physics of register keys and overtones; false fingerings; how altissimo works; and the role of the airstream. Students may try various techniques such as growling, false fingerings, harmonics and glissando, and discuss them in light of the physics of the instrument. Bring your instrument and your curiosity!

November 3, 2013 11:00 am
November 3, 2013 1:15 pm
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2087 Addison St, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States
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