Are you looking for a book of solo mandolin music to help develop your playing?
Suitable for the advanced beginner – intermediate player, Signposts presents eight fun pieces varying in style from the charming Calypso to the popular, traditional tune Scarborough Fair
Composer Hugh Boyde has curated a playlist of videos, performing each piece from the book here
In addition to helping develop technique...
These pieces aim to place those techniques within the context of pieces which typify particular genres & to spark (or ‘signpost’) ideas for the more adventurous player as to how other, similar pieces might be arranged for solo mandolin.
For an instant access PDF download version of Signposts click here & for a hard copy book here
Christoph Enzel’s piece …so this is what happened received a great review in the Winter 2020 CASS Magazine by Gerard McChrystal.
This fun solo piece for Eb Saxophone is the result of a composer's slam and is designed to be a crowd pleaser.
Reviewing for CASS, McChrystal writes:
"The hypnotic opening leads to a really cool and funky meno messo, with a heavy metal feel! [...] If you like pieces like Lauba's Steady Study on the Boogie or Barry Cockcroft's Kuku you will love this one."
...so this is what happened by Christoph Enzel is available as both a hard copy book & an instant access download, just click here
Clarinet Music in CASSRead Now
Did you see our free sheet music for clarinet in CASS?
We're delighted to have an article in the latest issue of CASS Magazine, presenting some fun, free sheet music for clarinet by Roger Purcell!
'Storm in a Teacup' is a fast and technical solo clarinet piece from the best-selling book Scaling the Heights, a guide to good clarinet playing with 60+ original study pieces, 'scaling' up in difficulty from grades 1 - 8.
'Piece O' Cake' is a lively, bouncy duet from Take Two Clarinets Book 2 which we hope the individual player can still enjoy using our custom, play-along tracks, despite current difficulties with group playing.
We're proud to publish Roger Purcell's works at Astute Music. Have a look at his catalogue of original, educational & enjoyable music (most of which now come with optional, custom play-along tracks) at bit.ly/astutemusic.
The Winter 2020 issue of CASS Magazine is a brilliant read, including features on saxophonist Timothy McAllister, Alastair Penman's new EP 'Do you hear me?' & Jenni Watson and Emma McPhilemy's project #lockthesaxdown.