Vincent Cichowicz Compiled by Mark Dulin and Michael Cichowicz Flow Studies Volume 1 Vincent Cichowicz’s famous collection of studies from numerous. These simple exercises are known and used by trumpet players all over the creation of Vincent Cichowicz, one of the great trumpet players and teachers of the. Click on the “Search” tab up top, type “flow studies”, select this forum.

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Strings are represented with a series of five digits representing the quantity of each part first violin, second violin, viola, cello, bass.

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Saxophoneswhen included in orchestral music they rarely are will flw shown in the “other instrument” location after strings and before the soloist, if any.

My understanding is that Vince Chicowitz didn’t see the value in static long tones as much as those which had movement to them so he wrote out such an exercise for his students, which he revised over time, and which became the Flow Studies. Each exercise begins with a half step. Apr 26, Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:.

Do not stop in the middle, and hold the last note long, at least double what is written. Their purpose is generally to make trumpet playing more efficient, atleast that’s what I’ve known them to do.

I don’t know what else to add to the title. Any dipstick can slur, only the articulate can make themselves understood. Cichowicz, Vincent Dulin et al Flow Studies, v. The name of the studies suggests the notes should flow but shouldn’t they regardless of what you play? This is standard orchestral nomenclature. Basically, the rest is application.


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And finally, here is one more way to visualize the above code sequence: What is intended however is cichowcz relay his concepts from a first hand point of view by some of his most exceptional students. They build tone, control and assist in building range. The bracketed numbers tell you the precise instrumentation of the ensemble.

Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a ttumpet of numbers enclosed flwo square brackets, as in this example: The first set of numbers before the dash represent the Woodwinds.

Yes, my password is: The Long Tones concepts, as I understand them, are to begin in the middle register very relaxed, with a pure sound and with the tone beginning with a proper breath release.

Description Additional information Description. They may seem easy to play, however, doing them correctly takes lots of practice, but will really develop your sound and singing ability on the trumpet.

What is ‘Flow studies? Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: Congratulations, you just played a flow study. Do you already have an account? The first number stands for Trumpetthe second for Hornthe third for Trombonethe fourth separated from the first three by a dot for Euphonium and the fifth for Tuba.

Apr 24, 3. Obviously a person needs to learn to articulate. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.

Note also that the separate euphonium part is attached to trombone with a plus sign. Note the inclusion of the saxes after bassoon for this band work. The bracketed numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.

The Beethoven example is typical of much Classical and early Romantic fare. It consists of the forces The first number stands for Violinthe second for Violathe third for Celloand the fourth for Double Bass.


Pick any interval exercises, for example the ones in the first few exercises of Arban’s, and slur them slow and bold. Instruments shown in parenthesis are optional and may be omitted.

Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings: Apr 26, 7. Larry Knopp, a student of Mr. While it is well documented that Cichowicz, and his long time teaching assistant, Luther Didrickson, took very individual approaches with each student, when listening to the performances on this recording the musical studiws sonic direction they sought becomes very evident.

Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above.

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There is no low brass. For some reason I didn’t spot it in the grumpet results. Your name or email address: It is our hope that this book will preserve some of Mr. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Example 3 – MacKenzie: Apr 26, 9. Do not let individual notes get bumps, and above all else, never allow any inflection on individual notes. String Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: While this instrumentation has come to be common, it studeis still not “Standard” as many Brass Dectets use very different forces, most often with more Horns than PJBE.

Sometimes I just tell students to hold the cichowocz note until they run out of air.