Foundation of Performance

Foundation of Performance

  • Composer: Goto, Yo
  • Grade: 1.5
  • Genre: Method Book
  • Publisher: Brain Music
  • Item No: BOMS-89101Y


Yo Goto, master composer and educator, crafts basic music skills into six progressive arrangements for beginning band. Starting in Bb with quarter note two-voice unisons, selection two moves to half-notes, harmony and greater independence. Additional lessons include brass slurs, dotted notes, chorale-style playing, subdivisions, accidentals, phrasing, key signatures, etc. Selections are suitable for first or second semester concert performance. Titles include Chorus of Frogs, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy, and Furusato. Includes performance CD and parts for oboe, bassoon, bass clarinet, string bass and mallets.