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A Beginner Method Book for Oboists: A Proposal

Abstract The purpose of this project was to create a beginner-level oboe method book that provides equal attention to both the instrumental and musical concepts necessary for a beginner oboist. The existing literature for beginning oboe students focuses on two specific settings: full band classrooms, where students are playing and learning the instruments together, and private lesson settings, where one or a group of oboe students are focused on learning to play the oboe. Books written for band settings typically focus on teaching the students how to function as a part of the band, with extensive coverage of musical concepts; conversely, books for private lessons often assume a basic level of musical knowledge by the student, and focus heavily on ho... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Aikens, William (Author) / Schuring, Martin (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua (Committee member) / Carpenter, Ellon (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music education / method book / Oboe
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 227 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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