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Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and...
Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly Gabriel's horn, one of the most eloquent voices in classical music and jazz. Yet even a virtuoso begins somewhere. This down-to-earth and user-friendly guide shows those new to the trumpet everything they need know to play the instrument-from basic technique (including getting a good sound), caring for a trumpet, and learning pieces from many musical genres.
An ideal guide for students just learning the trumpet, or students who need a little boost, or fans of the trumpet who've never got around to learning it, here is the complete guide to making one of the world's most popular-and beloved instruments-their own.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Part I: Ta-Da! A Prelude to Trumpet Playing 7
Chapter 1: The Instrument of Royalty 9
Chapter 2: How the Trumpet Works 23
Chapter 3: Choosing Your Weapon 35
Chapter 4: A Primer on Music Notation 51
Part II: The Noble Sound of the Trumpet 69
Chapter 5: Making Buzzing Beautiful 71
Chapter 6: Sound the Trumpet! 83
Chapter 7: Adding More Notes, Making More Music 99
Chapter 8: Becoming Articulate on the Trumpet 113
Chapter 9: Warming Up for Greater Success 125
Part III: Developing Your Technique 139
Chapter 10: Lower! Slower! 141
Chapter 11: Higher! Faster! 153
Chapter 12: Arpeggios: Leaps of Faith 167
Chapter 13: Developing Strength and Endurance 177
Chapter 14: Becoming More Articulate 191
Chapter 15: The Different Characters of the Trumpet 217
Part IV: The Complete Trumpeter: Knowledge and Skills for the Advancing Player 231
Chapter 16: A Practice Routine for Success 233
Chapter 17: Becoming More Versatile 269
Chapter 18: Valves, Slides, and Leadpipes: The Greasy Side of Trumpet Playing 293
Chapter 19: Collecting Stuff for Your Trumpet 309
Chapter 20: Studying with a Teacher 325
Chapter 21: Get ting in the Game 333
Part V: The Par t of Tens 345
Chapter 22: Ten Trumpet Kings and Queens 347
Chapter 23: Ten Bad Habits to Avoid 353
Chapter 24: Ten Ways You Can Be Your Best 357
Appendix: About the CD 361
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Trumpet for Dummies explains the most basic and important principles in a manor that is easily understandable. It teaches crucial concepts in becoming a sucessful trumpeter in a way that is easily comprehended even by beginning players. These concepts include things such as proper embouchure, good breathing technique, playing basic scales, tounging notes fluently, and much, much, more. Bottom line I would recommend this book to any beginning trumpet playerWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
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