The critically acclaimed book by Rob Buckland: a multi-dimensional approach to saxophone playing and technique, based on 15 years of high level teaching at the RNCM in Manchester, this long-awaited book contains chapters on all aspects of Saxophone technique, exercises, practice routines, chapters on the mental and physical processes involved in playing the saxophone, and
MORE OF ROB’S COMPOSITIONS, AS FEATURED ON HIS NEW “JUST BECAUSE” CD WILL BE RELEASED TO COINCIDE WITH THE ALBUM LAUNCH. Sopranology – for Soprano Saxophone and Backing Track Barança – for Baritone Saxophone and Backing Track Carillino – for Sopranino Saxophone and Backing Track WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATE IN EARLY 2021
Scaredy Cat: Piano Accompaniment for Bb and Eb instruments £5.00 pdf, cover and piano part for both transpositions. Following popular demand for an accompaniment for one of my most popular pieces, which was part of the ABRSM syllabus for many years, and is available in the Solo Saxophone and Solo Clarinet Books published by astute
With Andy Scott 12 medium to advanced studies for solo saxophone and for clarinet solo (co-written with Andy Scott) Buy online from Astute Music Ltd and listen to soundclips and watch Rob on the Saxophone Solo link: Changing Times (saxophone solo) Changing Times (clarinet solo)
With Andy Scott 10 Pieces for Alto Sax and Piano (Grade 3-6) (Co-written with Andy Scott) Buy online from Astute Music Ltd and listen to soundclips on Sax & Piano: Café Europa (alto sax & piano) Café Europa (Bb sax & piano) Cafe Europa (clarinet & piano)
Written to explore the vocality and lyricism of the modern saxophone sound, this piece weaves melodies and counter-melodies together, gently undulating until the sun bursts momentarily through before being gently masked once again. Available from Astute Music.
Drawing on influences from all areas of the modern musical world, Andy Scott and Rob Buckland have compiled an exciting new book of eight contrasting pieces for Flute & Piano. Bad Hair Day Andy Scott You Never Know Rob Buckland Never the Same Rob Buckland Free-Running Rob Buckland Best Left Unsaid
Inspired by the distinctive open feel of the haunting folk melodies from Scandinavia, this slow piece again relies on perfect intonation and control across the range, and a sensitive approach to ensemble to allow the tune through without it feeling forced. Available from Astute Music.
A samba feel, but not too heavy…use the false fingerings to create a gentle rippling energy for the tune to sit on top of. Always “laid back” in feel, this should never feel hurried. Really commit to the dynamic shape of the piece, and be as rhythmic as possible throughout! Available from Astute Music.
Time Travels (piano part for Bb sax) by Buckland & Scot. A musical journey for you and your saxophone from the past to the present, travelling across the centuries and across the continent. Six timeless classical tunes. Johannes Brahms arr. Andy Scott – Cradle Song Trad.Russian arr. Rob Buckland – Song of the Volga Boatmen Rob Buckland
Rob has written several pieces in this series for Trinity Publications. In Jan 2021, to coincide with the release of his new Solo CD: Just Because, Rob will be publishing the sheet music and backing tracks for the five solo saxophone & backing track works on the CD. Info here soon.