Jakob Dont’s 24 Etudes & Caprices has become a staple of advanced violin education. Generally, developing violinists work on Dont’s Opus 35 after Kreutzer’s 42 Etudes and before the Paganini Caprices. All of these exercises and pieces focus on aspects of technique.
Erik Veldkamp is the world’s foremost editor and arranger of studies for trumpet, and the adaptation of these 7 selections from Jakob Dont take classic etude material and make it vital to the advanced daily practice of modern trumpeters.
These studies are not easy. You will need extra breaths, and will need to take extra time to go over the hardest bits, but in the end you will be so satisfied with the challenge that you will be back for more.
To the left you can find some samples, then above you can grab an immediate digital download.