Richard J. Chandler

Composer for Performing Musicians

Musician Resources

Inventing Inventions

By Richard Chandler / June 15, 2024

Love for 2-Part Inventions Why 2-part Inventions? “In music, an invention is a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) in two-part counterpoint.” – Wikipedia on Inventions I had been playing alto saxophone since the age of 11 and fell in love with duets from the start. Duets began immediately. Back then, I received six weekly lessons as part of renting the […]

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The Top 3 Things to Consider When Looking for a High Quality Used Instrument

By Richard Chandler / June 18, 2017

Rather than renting or purchasing a new, student-level instrument, instead consider purchasing a high quality used one. Here are the top 3 things to consider:

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