by Dr. charles Colin, with contributions by Aaron Harris, Bob Nelson, Ernest S. Williams, et.al. A collection of trombone study books, exercises, texts, solos and duets, progressing from beginner level through intermediate to advanced; so complete it is useful for all players at different levels of development.
Melodius Fundamentals: A presentation of the fundamentals of trombone playing through the use of familiar melodies already a part of the student's memory. This approach teaches the fundamentals of music musically rather than as a series of abstract or mathematical studies.
100 Original Warm-ups: Progressing from intermediate to more advanced levels of difficulty, these studies take the student through long tones, lip slurs and trills, interval and flexibility excercises. Useful for players of all levels.
Advanced Daily Studies: This noted study book was originally published as "Daily Wam-ups with Vital Brass Notes" before revision by Dr. Colin. Purpose: To increase skills in transposition, buid stronger lip muscles, increase range and endurance and breath control and to develop skilled and secure finger and tongue coordination.
Advanced Lip Flexibilities (3 vols): The studies, which are progressive in difficulty, take the student in moderate stages through basic warm-up procedures to excercises covering spreading intervals, expanding range and lip trills.
Artistic Etudes: Technically demanding etudes designed to develop a sense of style for solo performance. these studies challenge the player's endurance, tonguing and command and articulation, and all-around technical facility.
Breath Control and Advanced Technique: Additional studies in range, endurance and breath control.
Artistry in Trombone Solos: A collection of eight easy and eight intermediate level solos composed by Ernest S. Williams, J.B. Arban, Walter Rogers, and Roger Smith.
35 Original Duets: Classically conceived duets written for intermediate level players to develop independence and confidence in ensemble work.
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