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Trumpet For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-96349-4
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384 pages
February 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Ta-Da! A Prelude to Trumpet Playing.

Chapter 1: The Instrument of Royalty.

Chapter 2: How the Trumpet Works.

Chapter 3: Choosing Your Weapon.

Chapter 4: A Primer on Music Notation.

Part II: The Noble Sound of the Trumpet.

Chapter 5: Making Buzzing Beautiful.

Chapter 6: Sound the Trumpet!

Chapter 7: Adding More Notes, Making More Music.

Chapter 8: Becoming Articulate on the Trumpet.

Chapter 9: Warming Up for Greater Success.

Part III: Developing Your Technique.

Chapter 10: Lower! Slower!

Chapter 11: Higher! Faster!

Chapter 12: Arpeggios: Leaps of Faith.

Chapter 13: Developing Strength and Endurance.

Chapter 14: Becoming More Articulate.

Chapter 15: The Different Characters of the Trumpet.

Part IV: The Complete Trumpeter: Knowledge and Skills for the Advancing Player.

Chapter 16: A Practice Routine for Success.

Chapter 17: Becoming More Versatile.

Chapter 18: Valves, Slides, and Leadpipes: The Greasy Side of Trumpet Playing.

Chapter 19: Collecting Stuff for Your Trumpet.

Chapter 20: Studying with a Teacher.

Chapter 21: Get ting in the Game.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Trumpet Kings and Queens.

Chapter 23: Ten Bad Habits to Avoid.

Chapter 24: Ten Ways You Can Be Your Best.

Appendix: About the CD.

Index.

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