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Contents

Contents

Acknowledgement i

Preface ii

Introduction iii

SuggestedEtudeRotation v




SlowFlowStudies
1.HalfNotes 1
2.Ascendingfminor 2

3.Scales 3
4.CircleofFourths 4
5.Arpeggios 5
6.WholeTone 6
7.DescendingArpeggios 7
8.SyncopatedScales 8
9.ScalesandArpeggios 9
10.SyncopatedPattern 10
11.AscendingPattern 11
12.DescendingPattern 12
13.HalfNoteArpeggios 13
14.ArpeggiosUpandDown 14
Contents

MediumFlowStudies
15.Ascending 15

16.Descending 16

17.CutTimeEighthNotes 17
18.Minor 18
19.SixteenthNotes 19
20.Sevenths 20
21.BflatModes 21
22.EighthNotes 22
23.Thirds 23
24.Chromatic 24
25.Harmonicminor 25
26.Scales 26
27.6/8 27
28.SixteenthsandTriplets 28

FastFlowStudies
29.FMajor 29
30.BflatMajor 31
31.EflatMajor 33
32.AflatMajor 35
33.DflatMajor 37
34.GflatMajor 39
35.Chromatic 41
36.BMajor 43
37.EMajor 45
38.AMajor 47
39.DMajor 49
40.GMajor 51
41.CMajor 53
42.aminor 55
Introduction


Introduction

FlowStudiesforTubaisdesignedtohelpyoulearnhowtoeffectivelyuseyourairflowtoplay
tuba.Asyouplaythestudies,considerthefollowingquestions:
Howfastismyairmoving?
HowmuchairamIusing?
Howmuchairisleftinmytank?
WillImakethephrase?
andmostimportantly...
AmIgettingthesoundIwant?

Using


TherearenotempomarkingsinFlowStudies.Youshouldchooseatempowhichallows
youtomakethephraseinonebreathcomfortably.Asyouplaythelowerphrases,itis
acceptable to speed the tempo up gradually in order to make the phrase more
playable.

Nevertrytosqueezeairoutbeyondyourcomfortlevel.Ifyoucannotmakethephrase,
insertabreath.Helpingyoulearnhowtodealwiththesephrasingissuesisoneofthe
goalsofthisbook.

There are crescendos and diminuendos in Flow Studies but there are no dynamic
markings. You should choose an overall dynamic which is comfortable and musically
sensible.

Always strive for a smooth sound and gradualchanges indynamics. FlowStudiesare


studiesinphrasingandsmoothness.

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Introduction

Ifyouhavetroublemakingthephrasesinthefastflowstudies,makesureyouarenot
stumblingthroughthenotesbecauseyouareuncomfortablewiththekey.Practicethe
etudes until you can play every phrase in one breath comfortably and that the
techniqueinthatparticularkeyisnotahindrance.

aredividedintothreegroups:

Slow
Medium
Fast

Formaximumbenefit,mixtwoorthreedifferentstudiesfromeachgroupeveryday.Aweekly
etuderotationhasbeensuggestedalthoughplayersarecertainlywelcometomixandmatch
thestudiestotheirliking.Iftherotationisfollowed,playerswillspend1015minutesaday
onFlowStudiesandwillplayeveryetudeinoneweek.



Teachers

Aneffectivewaytouse withyourstudentsistotradephrases.This
allows you to deliver an aural model of smoothness and phrasing that your students can
emulate.

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