Solos For Trombone
by Arthur Willard Pryor
Piano - Sheet Music

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Chamber Music Trombone, Piano


Composed by Arthur Willard Pryor. SWS+Insert. Collection - Score and Parts. With Standard notation. 64+24 pages. Carl Fischer Music #WF2. Published by Carl Fischer Music (CF.WF2).

ISBN 9780825847264. UPC: 798408047269. 9 X 12 inches.

Arthur Pryor (1870-1942) was one of the best-known trombonists and bandsmen of his day. Trombone soloist for John Philip Sousa's celebrated bandpl beginning in 1892; he later functioned as assistant conductor of the Sousa band (1894-1903) before starting his own ensemble. His more than 300 compositions include novelty tunes, ragtime pieces and operettas, but of course he is best remembered today for his virtuosic solos for his own instrument. This book collects eight of his most popular solos in one volume and includes Blue Bells of Scotland, Fantastic Polka, The Little Chief (Polka Caprice), Love's Enchantment (Valse de Concert), Thoughts of Love and more. This is a book every trombonist will want to have in his or her library.
Arthur Pryor was one of the most popularbandsmen of his day. He was the trombonesoloist for the famous John Philip Sousa band inthe early part of the 20th Century. Pryor laterorganized his own band that was renownedaround the world. He was one of the first soloperformers to use phonograph recordings topreserve his performances. To this day, hisrecordings of his own works are considered tobe some of the best trombone performancesever recorded. Pryor’s works for the tromboneare melodic, idiomatic and virtuosic. Thiscollection preserves many of his best knowncompositions like Thoughts of Love and Blue Bellsof Scotland, but also makes available once againsome of his other delightful works.

  • La Petite Suzanne
  • Fantastic Polka
  • Thoughts Of Love (Valse De Concert)
  • The Patriot
  • The Little Chief (Polka Caprice)
  • Blue Bells of Scotland
  • Love's Enchantment
  • Starlight (Waltz Caprice)