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This book is the companion guide to the Valentino Flute Fix Kit, and separately is an excellent introductory guide to anyone learning to service the flute. Valuable information for the novice or professional. By J.L. Smith.
Newly revised and updated, Servicing The Clarinet is the essential guide for technicians and musicians wanting to know more about servicing the instrument from one of the world’s great experts. Whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned professional technician, this book is one you’ll thank yourself for.
Complete guide to oboe adjustment. This text is also included in The Oboe Revealed by Sawicki.
A great introduction to woodwind service and repair procedures. A very thorough work on woodwinds covering very simple work through complex procedures. Section on clarinet, flute, saxophone, bassoon, oboe and harmony clarinets.
Highlights the interplay between great musicians and great instruments.
From the South Bend Lathe folks. Excellent resource for all machinists. Numerous tables, photos and drawings. 128 pages.
Covers the practical side of the flute and relates every aspect to its ultimate performance and tone. Offers an understanding of how the instrument works and what determines how well it plays. This revision includes new sections on piccolos and headjoints.
Thankfully back in print! Comprehensive book covering the techniques of W. Hans Moenning.
This English translation of this French work provides a thorough discussion of the instrument. Chapters on functions of the bore, barrel, tone holes and the mouthpiece. Repairs and tool making are also covered.
Every clarinetist will want this lavishly illustrated and beautifully printed book! A wonderful gift and resource for the clarinet enthusiast, musician, teacher, and technician. Written in Spanish, the audience for this book extends way beyond the Spanish speaking population, as the images and illustrations tell much of the story.
This book explains how the instrument functions, information on mouthpieces and reeds, adjustment techniques, harmonization, padding and repairs. A must for anyone doing sax repair!
Combines history of woodwinds with detailed descriptions of instruments used today. Widely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness and originality, this superior study by a leading authority on woodwind instruments is considered the definitive work on the subject.
Boehm created the modern flute in 1847. With only minor modifications, this is the flute that is used today. Boehm published an account of his research and accomplishments, a book which has come to be recognized as one of the classics of musicology.
An illustrated handbook describing everything from metals and their properties to tools and how to use them. 150 pages.
This book explores simple and complex vibrating systems and the ear's reception of sound. It describes the fundamentals of the piano, violin, trumpet, bugle, trombone, oboe, clarinet, flute, saxophone and many others.
By Arthur H. Benade. Deals extensively with the fundamental sound production of instruments. The basis of scales and harmony and the craft of instrument makers are also discussed in this masterly text.
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