Warm-ups, technical exercises and studies are an essential part of all brass players’ training – building stamina as well as establishing technique. Graded Exercises and Studies for Trumpet and Other Valved Brass Instruments is a tried and tested collection that presents core material for every stage of technical development:
- Forming a correct and secure embouchure
- Tonguing technique and developing staccato and legato work
- Fingering practice and agility
- Tone development and mouthpiece work.
This book is suitable for players within a year of starting, presenting the basics in bite-sized exercises and consolidating through a series of studies. It works up progressively and imaginatively to more advanced techniques and provides a series of ideal warm-ups for players whatever their level.