Books

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Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume One. Roncorp, Inc., 1979. Second printing, 2003. Orchestral excerpt book for the bass clarinet; standard literature for bass clarinetists worldwide. Includes 36 excerpts selected from the standard symphonic literature, some more obscure works with noteworthy bass clarinet solos, and additional pieces that frequently appear on addition lists. Composers include Gershwin, Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and more.

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Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Two. Northeastern Music Publications, 2004. Volume Two of the bass clarinet orchestral excerpt book series, with works of Barber, Bartok, Copland, Dvorak, Grofé, Mahler, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Schoenberg, Stravinsky and Walton. Released at the ICA ClarinetFest at University of Maryland on July 21, 2004 with sponsorship from Yamaha.

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Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Three. Northeastern Music Publications, 2006. Volume Three of the bass clarinet orchestral excerpt book series, with works of Barber, Bartok, Bloch, Copland, Dvorak, Franck, Holst, Janacek, Mahler, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Respighi, Schoenberg, Shostakovich, Strauss, Stravinsky and Webern.

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Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Four. Northeastern Music Publications, Inc., 2016. Book of important performance-ready and annotated parts transposed from Bass Clarinet in A and bass clef into standard Bb treble clef notation. Parts were tested in performance by 53 major symphony bass clarinetists worldwide – from the New York Philharmonic to the San Francisco Symphony, and from Italy to Iceland.

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Symphonic Repertoire for the Bass Clarinet, Volume Five. Northeastern Music Publications, Inc., 2016. Book of important performance-ready and annotated parts transposed from Bass Clarinet in A and bass clef into standard Bb treble clef notation. Parts were tested in performance by 53 major symphony bass clarinetists worldwide – from the New York Philharmonic to the San Francisco Symphony, and from Italy to Iceland.

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How to Work on Clarinet Reeds Drapkin Music Publications, 2019. A step-by-step approach to creating the perfect reeds for the clarinet. This conversational book includes photos, and discusses reed knives, various sandpapers, and how to “finish” a reed. It includes a troubleshooting guide for less-than-perfect reeds.

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Drapkin’s Book of Clarinet Calisthenics Drapkin Music Publications, 2019. A set of studies selected from Langenus and Baermann for each of three purposes: a short set (~15 minutes) for those coming back from time away, who may feel somewhat out of shape; a maintenance set (about half an hour), designed to keep you in shape; and a sixty-minute set for those working toward concert-level assurance. This standard study regimen is essential to confident playing and recommends working through a set each and every day.

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Trios for Two Clarinets and Bass Clarinet. Drapkin Music Publications, 2016. Two volumes containing 56 trios written and arranged by Michael Drapkin; 12 books and 1400 pages of music.

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Three Clicks Away: Advice from the Trenches of ECommerce. John Wiley and Sons, 2001. ECommerce strategy, organization and project management, with a foreword by Dr. Pehong Chen – CEO and founder of BroadVision. Reached #20 for New York City on Amazon.

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OS/2 Warp Presentation Manager Mentor: Foundations of PM Programming. John Wiley and Sons, 1995. Computer programming using the presentation layer of IBM’s OS/2 operating system.

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Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2008 Happy About; 2008. Contributing article to a book on predictions for 2008 by executives and experts.

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Are We Ready for a Female and/or African American President? Happy About; 2008.

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“Global Warming – Executive Predictions” Happy About; 2008.

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Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2006 Happy About; 2005. Contributing article to a book on predictions for 2006 by executives and experts.

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OS/2 2.X Notebook. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993. Contributing article in a compilation of technical articles from OS/2 Developer Magazine.

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Connect Effect: Building Strong Personal, Professional and Virtual Networks by Michael Dulworth. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007.

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The Poetry of Small Business by Timothy Askew. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.