Microtonal resources & Resources for beginners.
Michael's Microtonal Method is for advanced players wishing to expand their knowledge, experience and skills.
Overview - embedded above
Episode One (3rd harmonic) - https://youtu.be/Ur-WWNJARL0
Episode Two (5th harmonic) - https://youtu.be/Yz9anwRH_1M
Episode Three (7th harmonic) - https://youtu.be/YDjYnxAs6Ck
Episode Four (11th harmonic) - https://youtu.be/Jp1qaHl5b0g
Episode Five (13th harmonic) - https://youtu.be/PLnf0lW3XOs.
New practical exercises:
7th harmonic - https://youtu.be/TPmVYGvXJ2s
11th harmonic - https://youtu.be/0KHtVSxlXI0
13th harmonic - https://youtu.be/Yb1ugIlY6v0
Educational resources for students from beginner level.
French Horn Made Simple shows the important aspects of playing. Harmonics, Valves, Air pressure. Know these 3 well and you can play the french horn well. Video on YouTube:
French Horn Beginners: Learn Playing Duets gives you a practice-buddy. Practising is more interesting when shared. Series 1, Part 1 is free on my YouTube channel: .
Part 1 has 7 sessions. Each session has 3 duets. In the first you play the note C as whole notes. In the second you play the note C as half notes. In the third you play C as quarter notes. The pace is very gradual.
Modular Horns - 6 in the series so far. Available on YouTube:
Easy repetitive musical cells for near beginner (French) horn players. Group work supplement. Simple rhythm with variations encouraged. As few as two notes in a musical cell, for those students who don't always remember how to play their notes from one week to the next. A student can play one cell along with the music for the duration or change to another musical cell at will. For single F horns or single B-flat horns or double horns.
Multi-moded may suit more advanced students undergoing embouchure rehabilitation. The pitch range is small and the pieces consolidate earlier learning.
Easy Chromatic fingering: video further down this page.
Scales: fingerings to achieve good intonation for chords. All majors & minors
Chord progressions in simple just intonation:
Transposition: Easy steps to transpose using the Cycle of 5ths.