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Trumpet Basics (pupils book/CD)



Arranged Miller. Contains SIX pieces set on Grades 1-3 of the AB Trumpet Exams. Book & CD Edition. 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.This Book/CD edition is the perfect resource as the CD contains all the accompaniments to all the pieces as well as providing additional parts for the duets and trios. It is most suitable for those wanting to teach themselves.


  • 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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