PATA MUSIC WORKBOOKS


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Pata Workbook and Melos

PATA WORKBOOK I-III
 
In 3 volumes with a total of 325 exercises, the PATA WORKBOOK offers a thorough way to master comprehensive interval connections and the development of a superior saxophone technique over the entire tone range of the instrument:
 
Goals:

  • Technical fluency
  • Steady intonation over the entire saxophone register
  • Reinforcement of internal interval ideas
  • Development of contemporary tone lines
  • Development of modern soundscapes
  • Development of a personal tone language through creative design of the tone sequences

PATA WORKBOOK Volume 1 
- systematics

  • All intervals within the space of the fifth (minor second to fifth) 
  • ascending, descending directions
  • Sequencing: Major second to fifth ascending and descending

 
PATA WORKBOOK Volume 2
- beyond

  • All intervals above the space of the fifth (minor sixth to major seventh) 
  • ascending, descending and alternating directions
  • Sequencing: Major second to fifth ascending and descending

 
PATA WORKBOOK Volume3
- random

  • motivic extension of interval progressions though:
  • Infrapolation (addition below the main interval)
  • Interpolation (addition within the main interval)
  • Ultrapolation (addition of a tone above the main interval)