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Tuba Player's Orchestral Repertoire free pdf Abe Torchinsky (1920-2009) - former principal tubist of the Philadelphia Orchestra - produced this important series of orchestral study books for tubists. In these books every tuba part is reproduced in its entirety. Drawing on his years of experience, Torchinsky's text is clear and concise concerning each work-noting the difficulties in the music and offering advice to tubists. Many errors in the original parts have been noted with corrections in these books. Complete tuba parts for these works by Richard Strauss are included: Serenade in Eb major Don Juan Macbeth Tod und Verklarung Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Also sprach Zarathustra (both tuba parts) Don Quixote (bass tuba) Don Quixote (tenor tuba in Bb) Don Quixote (tenor tuba in C) Ein Heldenleben (bass tuba) Ein Heldenleben (tenor tuba in Bb) Ein Heldenleben (tenor tuba in C) Symphonia Domestica Eine Alpensinfonie (both tuba parts) Salomes Tanz"

About Abe Torchinsky

Abe Torchinsky, a native of Philadelphia began playing tuba in a Boy Scout band. In 1935 he began taking lessons with a young student at the Curtis Institute of Music named Arnold Jacobs. By the time he was in high school, he was performing professionally on tuba and bass, even playing with Isham Jones Orchestra. He enrolled at the Curtis Institute of Music in 1940 and studied with Philip Donatelli, the tubist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, until the beginning of World War II. Mr. Torchinsky played in the Southern Symphony Orchestra and with the National Symphony Orchestra for one season (1942-1943). He then moved to New York City for concentrated study with William J. Bell. He performed in the original cast productions of Billy Rose's Seven Lively Arts, and Rogers and Hammerstein's Carousel and Allegro, and was in the cast of the movie Carnegie Hall. He performed with the Cities Service Band of America under Paul LaValle, and the NBC Symphony with Arturo Toscanini (1946-1949). Torchinsky joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1949, and served as principal tuba until 1972. Mr. Torchinsky and trombonist Henry Charles Smith hosted a radio program about the Philadelphia orchestra. After retiring from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Torchinsky became a member of the faculty of The University of Michigan (1972-1989).

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Author : Abe Torchinsky
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 02 June 2015
ISBN : 1514187949
EAN : 9781514187944
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 76 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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