Written for upper-intermediate to advanced Clarinet players, these Scales And Exercises are a set of studies tailored for advanced courses. Composed by Gaston Hamelin, this piece includes a really explanatory preface that describes the positioning and the annotations that are crucial to an understanding of the book.
Ideal to continue developing skills and technique, they focus on mastering scales arpeggios and trills to obtain a fluidity of the tone.
Gaston Hamelin (1884-1951) was a French carinettist and teacher. He became the first clarinettist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and went back to France in the 1930s to teach his instrument.