Lip Slurs for Horn provides a comprehensive collection of essential slurring skills for the first year student as well as exercises that challenge the most advanced professional. A balance between variety and accessibility is used to challenge theear and combat the monotony of typical lip slur exercises while maintaining a logical and musical shape to the phrase. Special areas included are:
Large intervals within a modest range.
Exercises designed to eliminate or minimize breaks between registers.
Techniques that exploit out-of-tune harmonics.
Innovative ways to increase range both high and low.
Exercises that provide an extreme challenge to the ear.
Lip slur hybrids combined with lip trill precursors.