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Essential Elements 2000 - Book 2 (Eb Alto Saxophone)

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Alto Saxophone
Concert Band Method. Essential Elements 2000. Play Along. Method book and accompaniment CD. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.862594).

Item Number: HL.862594

ISBN 0634012916. Play Along. 9x12 inches.

(Essential Elements for Band and Essential Elements Interactive are fully compatible with Essential Elements 2000)

Essential Elements for Band
offers beginning students sound pedagogy and engaging music, all carefully paced to successfully start young players on their musical journey. EE features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment, as well as instrument-specific exercises to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument. EE provides both teachers and students with a wealth of materials to develop total musicianship, even at the beginning stages.

Books 1 and 2 also include access to Essential Elements Interactive (EEi), the ultimate online music education resource - anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Go to to learn more!

Book 2 features:

• Book 1 review section

• Daily Warm-ups

• Rhythm Raps, sight-reading and improvisation

• Theory, history and multicultural music

• Creativity and assessment

• Instrument-specific etudes

• Rubank Studies and solo

• 12 full band arrangements, including a planned concert

Book also includes My EE Library* ( - Instant Stream/Download/CD*

...with Play-along mp3 tracks for ALL exercises

*Internet access required for My EE Library. Book includes instructions to order free optional CD.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • December 24, 2008 Good basic band method

    Band method that continues from book 1. Variety of etudes and songs and band arrangements.

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  • 4

    Egan, LA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 20, 2007 Awesome

    It was almost perfect. The terms on different things were confusing, but it is very beneficial to learn to play using this book.

    27 of 56 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

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  • March 21, 2005 Spectacular!~*

    This book is perfect for learning to play (after you used the first) and improving your playing standards. One of the best alto saxophhone books there is!

    26 of 50 people found this review helpful.
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