Straight-forward intermediate - advanced book of etudes with a variety of tempos and styles. Some etudes develop a simple rhythmic pattern or sequence, and others focus on a more lyrical or melodic playing. Technical challenges includefinger speed, wideintervals, sixteenth note triplets, 32nd notes, rapid tonguing, basic syncopation, and general facility throughout the registers up to high C. Etudes are written in playable keys, but progressively become more challenging incorporating up to 4 sharps/flats. 35 pages. -pc
Former principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Sigmund Hering was considered one of the most influential trumpet teachers of the 20th century.