In one complete volume, Hyacinthe Klosé (1808-1880), a virtuoso wind player of his day, provides 72 pages of detailed, progressive exercises and studies for the Saxophone.
Méthode Complète pour tous les Saxophones is essential to all saxophonists seeking to improve their technique on the instrument. Klosé's book focuses on elements including the mechanics of the instrument, lips and tuning, phrasing, intervals, scales, chromaticism and chords among other musical aspects. Moreover, Méthode Complète pour tous les Saxophones also contains finger exercises, technical exercises, and short pieces, as well as a detailed fingering chart and labelled diagram of the instrument. It is stated in the introduction that this Klosé book was compiled as a response to the considerable evolution of the instrument at the time. With notes in French and English, and with the book being adaptable to all Saxophones, Méthode Complète pour tous les Saxophones is versatile and crucial to the progress of any Saxophone player.