Warm-ups, technical exercises and studies are an essential part of all brass players' training for building stamina as well as establishing technique. Graded Exercises and Studies for Trumpet and Other Valved Brass Instruments is a tried and tested collection that presents core material for every stage of technical development:
* Forming a correct and secure embouchure
* Tonguing technique and developing staccato and legato work
* Fingering practice and agility
* Tone development and mouthpiece work.
This book is suitable for players within a year of starting, presenting the basics in bite-sized exercises and consolidating through a series of studies. It works up progressively and imaginatively to more advanced techniques and provides a series of ideal warm-ups for players whatever their level.