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Survey Results: Duets in the Applied Lesson

Appendix A: Survey

Section One
1. Are duets included in your program of study ?Y N
2. Do you use duets regularly in your applied lessons ?Y N
3. If yes, do you have a preference where in the lesson duets are placed ?Y N
4. Are duets performed regularly on studio or seminar recitals ?Y N
5. Do you teach group lessons ? Y N
6. Do you coach small, like-instrument ensembles ? Y N

Section 2
Please circle the number which most closely represents the effectiveness of duet playing in improving the following areas of trombone playing.
1 - not effective, 2 - less than effective 3 - effective
4 - somewhat effective, 5 - highly effective
1. intonation1 2 3 4 5
2. rhythmic accuracy1 2 3 4 5
3. sight-reading1 2 3 4 5
4. dynamics1 2 3 4 5
5. giving/following physical cues1 2 3 4 5
6. tone1 2 3 4 5
7. style1 2 3 4 5
8. range1 2 3 4 5
9. recognizing melodic vs. accompanying figures1 2 3 4 5
10. alternate positions1 2 3 4 5
11. setting/following tempo and tempo changes1 2 3 4 5
12. articulation1 2 3 4 5
13. vibrato1 2 3 4 5
14. breath support1 2 3 4 5
15. slide technique1 2 3 4 5
16. instument position1 2 3 4 5
17. clef reading1 2 3 4 5
18. embouchure1 2 3 4 5
19. use of F-attachment1 2 3 4 5
20. intervals1 2 3 4 5

Section 3
1. Please list your five favorite duets or duet collections.
2. Please include any comments, suggestions, or ideas you have concerning this survey, or duet playing in general.
3. If you would like a copy of the results from this survey please check the box below. I will send this information to the same address to which this survey was sent. Again, thank you.

 

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