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Ten Studies for Trombone

By Johannes Brahms

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Trombone - Intermediate
Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Arranged by Gordon Cherry. Romantic studies. Textbook. Published by Cherry Classics (CY.CC2284).

Item Number: CY.CC2284

The Brahms Ten Studies were originally written for Horn or Trumpet and were first published soon after his death in 1897. Unfortunately there is not much written about the origins of the Studies. There are questions as to whether they are original or "manufactured" by an enterprising musician. In my opinion, a few of the studies, especially the slower ones have the "stamp" of the Master on them. Mr. Cherry believes that the Studies are authentic. It is fairly certain that Brahms' father did play some horn and there is a good chance that Johannes performed in a horn club as well. The Studies were all originally written in the key of "C" treble clef. Mr. Cherry has taken the liberty to transpose many of them into different keys for musical variety and technique. This is a common practice for many Trumpet and Horn study books. He has also added some breathe marks and alternate slide positions. Many thanks to friend & colleague, Ralph Sauer, who helped with the editing of these studies. These studies are all in bass clef and appropriate for performers of intermediate level and higher.

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