Art of Cor Anglais
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Art of Cor Anglais by Geoffrey Browne
is a book for the advanced study of the English Horn, stating the
main problems of playing the instrument and offering solutions.
The book aims to develop the students' own natural abilities by
giving a thought-provoking commentary and background to thirty-five
orchestral extracts, and with ideas on how the excerpts fit into
the orchestra. There is an article on reeds, a method for circular
breathing, a definition, and some history of the instrument. Also there is an article on performance technique and performance anxiety.
for oboe players who want to extend their knowledge by playing English
Horn, and for people who have difficulty in finding specialist teaching
in this subject, it is also intended to be useful for composers
and for conductors.
is as much information about this little-documented subject as can
be crammed into 64 pages by one of the world's most experienced
Fourth edition is enlarged, revised, and re-organised. It covers
the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Music in London, and contains most of the pieces requested for auditions.
Published in UK by Emerson Edition ISBN: 978-0-9543078-2-0, you can
get it from :
June Emerson Wind Music UK and from Forrests Music
CA USA, The McFarland
Double Reed Shop GA USA -
Or in UK from
Amazon UK , or from
or Crowthers of Canterbury UK - Price GBP 16.95.