J.L. Small’s Twenty-Seven Melodious and Rhythmical Exercises remains a staple for the developing trumpet player’s practice regimen. You will find this book at the top of many RCM exam and university syllabus’. Its staying power can be attributed to Small’s creative yet idiomatic writing for the instrument as well as its progressive nature. The studies naturally increase in difficulty, but at such a rate that students do not feel overwhelmed. This is a book I have used with my advanced high school students for years and it always gets rave reviews.
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