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My First Clarke

For the Developing Trumpet Student

By Herbert L. Clarke

Trumpet in Bb
For the Developing Trumpet Student. Composed by Herbert L. Clarke (1867-1945). Edited by Sean O'Loughlin. My First Series. 32 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.WF92).

Item Number: CF.WF92

ISBN 0825882125.

My First Clarke contains carefully edited exercises to introduce developing players to the standard Herbert L. Clarke trumpet method. Reorganized by key signature for easier use, this edition also includes new minor key versions of these famous exercises. Featuring over 150 exercises and 16 etudes for maximum flexibility in teaching and learning, My First Clarke is structured to build up strength and endurance without strain or injury to the embouchure. Trumpet students and teachers should not be without this book. For beginner to intermediate players.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 17, 2011 Clarke, first time around

    This book is a little gem: the irony is that Clarke's method has always been a mainstay for jazz and classical trained students! The adaptability of the famous study #2 into minor for beginners acts as a springboard into blues scales for improvising skills; the final pages in numerous...

    keys keeps my students busy and acts as a bridging method before embarking on their chosen stylistic path. For the beginner and early intermediate student.

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