From Taps to highlights from The Nutcracker, this original collection of more than thirty popular melodies offers beginning trumpeters a tremendous variety of music. Styles include traditional airs, classical favorites, standards of the trumpet repertoire, Spanish songs, and ragtime numbers. A free MP3 download is available for each tune, offering students the chance to familiarize themselves with the featured melodies, which include:
Traditional/Favorites: Scarborough Fair, Hello! Ma Baby
Classical Favorites: Ode to Joy, Spring from The Four Seasons, March from The Nutcracker
Repertoire specific to the instrument: Trumpet Voluntary, Haydn's Trumpet Concerto
Latin Selections: La Cumparsita, Tango de Reve
Jazz/Ragtime: The Entertainer, St. Louis Blues
Suitable for beginning players of all ages, this collection is also ideal for those wishing to refresh their skills.