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Trumpet Basics (pupils book)



Arranged Miller. Contains SIX pieces set on Grades 1-3 of the AB Trumpet.  Piano accompaniments are to be found in the Teacher's Book.

Set on the AB Trumpet exams from 2010-2016.

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Trumpet Basics is a landmark method by one of the leading figures in trumpet education. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to about Grade 2.There are 20 stages, each section includes a wonderful variety of concert pieces from the great composers, traditional tunes and fun, original exercises, finger gyms and warm ups to help establish a sound technique, factfiles and quizzes to teach notation and general musicianship, helpful, clear fingering charts and rhythm boxes and great illustrations.An accompaniment CD is available separately (0-571-52168-1) which contains all the accompaniments to all the pieces as well as providing additional parts for the duets and trios. Alternatively, there is also a Book/CD edition (0-571-52286-6).


  • Stage 1: Up And Down
  • Wavy Line
  • First Things First
  • Mirror Image
  • The First Digit
  • No Stopping
  • Hippo March. Stage 2: Happy Harry
  • Watch Your Step!
  • Haunted House
  • Folk Song
  • Quick Quick Slow
  • Gladiator. Stage 3: Quick March
  • Sad Tale
  • Any Old Iron?
  • Count As You Play. Stage 4: Lightly Row
  • Mind Your Fingers
  • Humperdinck: Hansel And Gretel. Stage 5: Simple Song
  • That Does It!
  • Smooth ‘N’ Groovy
  • O When The Saints. Stage 6: The Green Man
  • Old Macdonald’s Echo. Stage 7: Beethoven: Ode To Joy
  • Lottery Loser. Stage 8: Smooth As Silk
  • Kum Ba Yah
  • The Old Temple
  • No, No, No, No Geordie Munro
  • A Vision For You. Stage 9: Fish ‘N’ Chips
  • Postman Pat
  • Carnival Of Venice
  • Listening Power. Stage 10: Woozy Cat Waltz
  • Kalinka
  • Nicolai/Bach: Sunday Best. Stage 11: Yankee Doodle
  • In Five
  • Simple Gifts. Stage 12. Jingle Bells.Concert Pieces:Susato: Rondo
  • Wedgwood: Your First Hit Single
  • Miller: The Ballad Of The East Neuk. Stage 13: Sharpen That Tongue
  • Poulton: Aura Lee
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful. Stage 14: Winter
  • The Happy Ending
  • Rota: Theme From The Godfather. Stage 15: Loch Lomond
  • Scarborough Fair
  • For His Majesty’s Sagbutts And Cornets. Stage 16: Offenbach: Can-Can
  • Country Dance
  • Mussorgsky: Promenade
  • The First Nowell
  • Arnold: Cornish Dance. Stage 17: Handel: Joy To The World
  • Frankie And Johnny. Stage 18: Arban: French March
  • Di Capua: O Sole Mio. Stage 19: Rossini: William Tell
  • Blue-Note Blues. Stage 20: Rock Improvisation.Concert Pieces:Miller: Lancaster Lullaby
  • Wedgwood: Flashback
  • Bowman: Twelfth Street Rag
  • Miller: The Wild Man
  • Arnold: Sweeney Todd

Pieces Set by the AB:

  • Susato - Ronde AB 1
  • Trad Russian - Kalinka AB 1
  • Wedgewood - Your First Hit Single AB1
  • Arnold - Cornish Dance AB 2
  • Wedgewood - Flashback AB 2
  • Bowman, Euday L - Twelfth Street Rag AB 3

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