Vade Mecum du Clarinettiste by Faustin Paul Jeanjean. For clarinet. Published by Alphonse Leduc (AH.AL17190).
Location: from Los Angeles, CA
June 30, 2011
best advanced clarinet workout
Jeanjean's finest offering for the advanced clarinetist: a daily exercise workout in special sections targeting the left and right hands, a summary of scales and exercises, detached articulation, a highly expressive (even Wagnerian!) etude, and more. One the individual sections are mastered, the entire book can be played through in...
15 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Kansas City, MO
June 4, 2011
Vade Mecum Du Clarinettiste
This is a great warm-up exercise! As a side benefit, it helped me with my breathing. The only drawback is that, unless you know fluent French, there is no English translation. However, if you google "Vade Mecum Du Clarinettiste," you can find links to English translations of the French words....
18 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Carina Nyberg Washington
Location: from Memphis TN
August 3, 2009
I got introduced to this "bible" of excercises in high school. I am now a working musician and teacher, and I still use this book almost every day. I introduce this book to my students as early as 8th grade. It holds everything, long tones, fingers, staccato, soft-high, flutter,scales, you...
20 of 37 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Modesto, CA
May 11, 2008
Great way to wake up in the morning!
One set from "Vade Mecum..." in the morning and you are off on a great start to your day! These warm-ups cover the most common difficult patterns we face each day. When you're done everything else one the music stand is not that difficult! Get the tea, sit down, breath...
18 of 36 people found this review helpful.