Born in 1925, French composer, Charles Chaynes studied at the Paris Conservatoire where he won the 1951 Prix de Rome. His numerous compositions and study books have reached great acclaim, Fifteen Studies for Trumpet being no exception.
Fifteen Studies for Trumpet is adaptable to C or B flat Trumpets and is suitable for advanced players. Chaynes' studies address features including articulation, time signatures, intervals, rests, dynamic contrast, complex rhythms, accidentals, range, tempo and peformance marks, breath control and ornamentation, among other musical aspects. Fifteen Studies for Trumpet is essential to all advanced trumpeters seeking to improve their technique to a high standard.