Buying Music in a Tight Economy- Part 3

Inexpensive High Range Duets You may be wondering why I would be suggesting a clarinet duet book for high range practicing rather than a trumpet duet book. The fact is the best high range duet book I have seen is the old Bud Brisbois trumpet duet book “Trumpets Today” and is currently out of print. But, because of the wonders of the internet, it is available to you free of charge at http://webpages.charter.net/bvessey/ . In addition to the music, the host of this site has included recordings of each duet so that you have someone to play the parts with.…

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Buying Music in a Tight Economy- Part 2

My second recommendation for purchasing music on a budget might seem more expensive than expected. The price may seem high but the importance of the book far out weighs the cost. I would consider the H. L. Clarke Technical Studies for Cornet to be the second most important book written for the cornet/trumpet. Of course, the Arban Complete Method for Cornet would be the most important document. Every trumpet player has been subjected to some of the most difficult fingering exercises known to man from these pages and we all have gained from them. The most famous would be line…

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