Frank William Erickson (19231996)

Technique Through Performance

Includes Scale, Rhythm, Chromatic, Technical ans Articulation Studies
apllied to 12 full compositions and arrangements

for: Concert band

Percussion (orchestral part)

Item no.432583
Author/ComposerFrank William Erickson
Release year1994
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF0011178
7.95 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
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A unique collection of technical studies and correlated music.

Each unit focuses on a different major or minor key. The left-hand page of each unit contains an assortment of technical challenges which are instantly applied and reinforced in the full-band arrangement on the unit's right-hand page.


Unit 1 (Eb-Major)

  • Deep River
  • Scale Study
  • Rhythm Study with Modulations
  • Overture Rhythmitique

Unit 2 (F-Major)

  • Pleasant Dreams
  • Scale Study
  • 6/8 Rhythm Study
  • Alla Breve with Syncopation
  • Sousa Marches Again

Unit 3 (C-Major)

  • Arietta
  • Scale Triplets
  • Quarter Note Triplets
  • Chromatics
  • Minuet and March

Unit 4 (Db-Major)

  • Shenandoah
  • Scale Study
  • Rhythm Study with Modulations
  • Jeers and Cheers

Unit 5 (Bb-Major)

  • Chorale
  • Scale Study
  • Rhythm Study No. 1
  • Rhythm Study No. 2
  • Rhythm Rondo

Unit 6 (G-Major)

  • A Wondrous Child Was Born This Day
  • Scale Study
  • Rhythm Study
  • Christmas Time Again