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FIRST BOOK

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PRACTICAL STUDIES
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TUBA
FOREWOND
This FIRST BOOK OF PRACTICAL STUDIES ls deslgned to develop chord
congciousness and to provtde additlonal experlence ln the fudamental rhythms,
key stgnatures and artlculaons andto lmprove ACCURACY IN READING through
the use of lnterestlng and melodlc studles. It may be used elther to supplement
or to follow any beglnning method book.
When double notes occurlnthestudleg, ttre Eb Tuba wtll play the upper notes
and the BBb Tuba wi play the lower notes. Studles 1 through 16 may also be
ueed to develop factlity in reading and playtng in "alla breve" tempo.
The following rhythms are lntroduced and developed tn the First Book:
Qrarter notes
Etghth notes
Dotted quarter notes
Slxteenth notes

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Scale studles, baeed on the keys lntroduced tn thte book, wfll be forrd on the
following pages:
Technical exercises on the major scales-Page27.
Chromatic exerclses
Page 30.
(Dtatonic
l\fiajor scales
and Srds)
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