Peter Bond of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra has compiled Volume 1 of important solo and section excerpts for trumpet. These excerpts are crucial for preparing of auditions and performing in an opera orchestra. The 80 pages include Carmen (Bizet), Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti), Pagliacci (Leoncavallo), Cavalleria rusticate (Mascagni), Le nozzle di Figaro (Mozart), La Boheme (Puccini), Il barber di Siviglia (Rossini), La traviata (Verdi), and Di Waljure (Wagner). Mr. Bond provides important comments and stylistic tips on how the passages should be played.