Intermediate Serial Studies for Trumpet
Trumpet - Digital Sheet Music

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Trumpet - Level 4 - Digital Download

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Composed by Charles Decker. Contemporary,Instructional. Educational Exercises. 25 pages. Charles Decker Music Press #4112429. Published by Charles Decker Music Press (A0.817142).

Cited by the International Trumpet Guild Journal as "a great introduction to the world of atonal music," Intermediate Serial Studies for Trumpet bridges the gap between tonal music and more difficult atonal literature with 20 short twelve-tone studies set primarily in the middle and lower registers. Settings vary from lyrical to marcato and tempos range from adagio to allegro. Using serial twelve-tone technique, each study's tone row is used only in original and retrograde (reversed) forms. Interval review in the studies begins with seconds and gradually expands to focus on thirds, fourths, tritones, fifths, sixths and sevenths. While 14 different time signatures are presented, beat subdivisions are not complex to facilitate precise rhythmic execution. Atonal music need not be barren of musical expression as applying creative interpretation with technical accuracy can make the music vibrant and exciting.

See also with Charles Decker Music Press at Sheet Music Plus my Supplemental Practice Approaches for Trumpet and First Technical Studies for Trumpet that help develop trumpeters' skills and musicianship.

If looking for trumpet solo features with brass quintet check out my SMP editions of Clarke’s Carnival of Venice, Puccini’s Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme, Verdi's Caro Nome from Rigoletto, Rossini's Non Piu Mesta from Cinderella, Sasche Concertino for Eb Cornet of 1871, and use this link to Kendor Music for my editions of Clarke’s Bride of the Waves and Nestico’s Portrait of a Trumpet.

See 50+ homogeneous brass editions for trumpet, horn and trombone ensembles and 75+ mixed brass ensemble publications with Charles Decker Music Press at Sheet Music Plus for inexperienced to advanced musicians with music ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary new works for trios, quartets, quintets, brass choir and brass band. Many of the mixed brass ensemble editions include alternate and substitute parts being alternate C trumpet parts for B-flat trumpet parts, flugelhorn/trumpet substitute for horn, horn substitute for trombone and treble clef euphonium substitute for trombone. To see our Music of Black Composers Series enter “Black Composers Series” in the search box at Charles Decker Music Press for 25 arrangements for mixed brass ensembles ranging from early jazz to symphonic works with composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, R. Nathaniel Dett, William Grant Still, Will Marion Cook, James Reese Europe, James Johnson and others.

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