Trumpet

The trumpet literature listed for each level is representative of the material to be covered.  Not every student will progress through all of this material, but everyone should  develop some familiarity with each of the method books and solos listed here.  Students are required to purchase all of the music that is assigned.

1000 Level

Technique
Scales

  • All Major Keys (tongued 16th; quarter=80)
  • Chromatic Scale (full range; 8ths; quarter=80)

Methods

  • Arban’s Complete Method.  J.B. Arban (ed. Goldman/Gordon).Pub:Fischer
  • The Addition System. Gary Corcoran. Pub:ADDSYS
  • 1st Book of Practical Studies. Robert W. Getchell.  Pub: Warner Bros.
  • 2nd Book of Practical Studies.  Robert W. Getchell.  Pub: Warner Bros.

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Andante et Allegretto.  Guillaume Balay (Nagel). Pub:Internat.
  • Mont Saint-Michel. Geoffrey Robbins.  Pub:Leduc
  • Petite Pieve. G. Balay (Concert & Contest Collection). Pub:Rubank
  • Prelude to “Te Deum”. M.A. Charpentier (Glover). Pub:Brass Press
  • Sonata. Henry Purcell (Lillya/Issac). Pub: Fischer
  • Theme Vari. Robert Clerisse. Pub:Leduc
  • Presto, from Sonata in B. G.P.Telemann (Chidester). Pub:Southern
  • Prayer of St.Gregory. Alan Hovhaness.Pub:Peer

Performance Requirement
Performance of at least one Student Recital per semester.

2000 Level

Technique
Scales & Arpeggios

  • All Major Keys (tongued 16th; quarter=96)
  • Chromatic Scale (full range; 8ths; quarter=96)

Methods

  • Arban’s Complete Method.  J.B. Arban (ed. Goldman/Gordon).Pub:Fischer
  • The Addition System. Gary Corcoran. Pub:ADDSYS
  • Selected Studies. H. Voxman. Pub: Rubank
  • Thirty-Six Celebrated Studies N. Bousquet (ed.Goldman). Pub:Fischer

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • All’ Antica.A. Goeyens. Pub: Southern
  • Aria con Variazioni. G.F. Handel (Fitzgerald). Pub:Belwin
  • Concert Etude. Alexander Goedicke. Pub:MCA
  • Concerto. Leopold Mozart (Lillya/Isaac). Pub.Fischer
  • Morceau de Concours. G. Alary (Concert & Contest Collection). Pub:Rubank

Performance Requirement
Performance of at least one Student Recital per semester.

3000 Level

Technique
Scales & Arpeggios

  • All Major and Minor Keys (tongued 16ths; quarter=120)
  • Chromatic Scale (full range; 8ths; quarter=120)
  • All Modes (tongued 8ths; quarter=60)

Methods

  • 34 Studies & 24 Last Studies. Vassily Brandt (Vacchiano).Pub.Leduc
  • Technical Studies. Herbert. L.Clarke.Pub:Fischer

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Andante et Scherzo. J.E. Barat. Pub:Leduc
  • Badinage. Eugene Bozza. Pub:Leduc
  • Concerto in E-Flat. J.G.B Neruda (Hickman).Pub:Musica Rara
  • Concerto in E-Flat. F.J. Haydn (Viosin) Pub:Internat.
  • Concerto. G.P. Telemann (Voisin). Pub:Internat.
  • Invocation. Robert Straer. Pub:King
  • Proclamation. Ernest Bloch.Pub:Boude

Performance Requirement
Performance of at least one Student Recital per semester.

4000 Level

Methods

  • 36 Etudes Transcendates. Theo Charlier. Pub:Leduc
  • Daily Drills.Max Schlossberg. Pub:Baron
  • Odd Meter Etudes.Everett Gates.Pub:Fox

Representative Solo Repertoire

  • Concerto. Alexander Arutunian. Pub:Internat.
  • Concerto in E-Flat. J.N. Hummel (Ghitalla). Pub:King
  • Concerto. Vincenzo Bellini (Thilde). Pub:Billaudot
  • Sonata. Flor Peters. Pub:Peters
  • Sonata. Kent Kennan. Pub:Remick
  • Sonata. Paul Hindemith. Pub:Schott

Performance Requirement
A Senior Recital or Jury-in-Lieu-of-Recital

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