|A Trumpeter's Reading List||
||People err who think my art comes easily to me. I assure you, no
one has devoted so much time and though to composition as I. There is
not a famous master whose music I have not industriously studied through
W. A. Mozart
Chunn, Michael, A Trumpeterís Daily Routine. Bellingham: Medici Music Press, 1985.
Clark, Herbert L., Technical Studies. New York: Carl Fischer, 1984
Colin, Charles, Lip Flexibilities Complete. New York: Charles Colin.
Harris, Aaron, Advanced Studies. Lynn, MA: Aaron Harris, 1930.
Pfund, William, The Trumpeterís Pedagogical Guide. Eaton, CO: William Pfund, 1992.
Schlossberg, Charles, Daily Drills and Exercises.
Vizzutti, Allen, Trumpet Method. Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing Co., 1991
Trumpet and technique
Altenburg, Johann Ernst, Essay on an introduction to the heroic and musical trumpetersí and kettledrummersí art, for the sake of a wider acceptance of the same, described historically, theoretically, and practically an illustrated with examples. Complete English translation by Edward H. Tarr. Nashville: Brass Press, 1974.
Baines, Anthony, Brass Instruments: Their History and Development. New York: Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1976.
Campos, Frank Gabriel, Trumpet Technique. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005
Davidson, Louis, Trumpet Profiles. USA: Louis Davidson.
Frederiksen, Brian, Arnold Joacobs: Song and Wind. WindSong Press Limited, 1996.
Green, Barry and W. Timothy Gallwey, The Inner Game of Music. Garden City, N. Y..: Anchor Press/Doubleday, c1986.
Hickman, David, Trumpet Pedegogy. Chandler Arizona, Hickman Music Editions, 2006.
Johnson, Keith, The Art of Trumpet Playing. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1981.
Pietzsch, Hermann, Die Trumpet. Leipzig: Universal.
Ramacharaka, Yogi, Science of Breath. Chicago: Yogi Publication Society, 1904.
Smithers, Don, The Music and History of the Baroque Trumpet before 1721, second edition. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.
Stewart, M. Dee, The Legacy of a Master. Northfield, Il: The Instrumentalist Publishing Company, 1987.
Stork, John, Understanding the Mouthpiece. Switzerland: Editions BIM.
Music and life
Booth, Eric, The Everyday Work of Art. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Bruser, Madeline, The Art of Practicing. New York: Bell Tower, 1997
Cook, Richard and Brian Morton, The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, Fifth Edition. London, New York: Penguin Books, 2000
Donington, Robert, The Interpretation of Early Music. London, Faber and Faber, 1963.
King, Robert, Brass Players Guide. North Easton: Robert King Music Sales, Inc.
Nachmanovich, Stephen, Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art. Los Angeles: Jeremy Tarcher, Inc. 1990.
Ottman, Robert, Music for Sight Singing. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Papopos, Janice, The Performing Artists Handbook. Cincinnati: Writerís Digest Books, 1984.
Rilke, Rainer M., Letters to a Young Poet. Translation by M. D. Herter Norton. New York: Norton, 1954.
Rubinstein, Arthur, My Young Years. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1973.
Ristad, Eloise, Soprano on her Head. Moab, UT: Real People Press, 1982.
Sherman, Russel, Piano Pieces. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.
Tharp, Twyla, The Creative Habit. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003
Werner, Kenny, Effortless Mastery: liberating the master musician within. New Albany, IN: Jamey Aebersold Jazz, c1996
http://www.thetuningcd.com/ (to learn about and purchase the tuning CD)
http://rkingmusic.com (searchable catalogue of the largest distributer of brass music)
http://www.trumpetguild.org/ (International Trumpet Guild)
http://www.whc.net/rjones/brassrsc.htm (brass resources)
http://www.yeodoug.com/ (bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra)
http://www.trumpetherald.com/ (buy and sell used trumpets, discussion groups)
http://www.brass-bulletin.ch/ (Brass news)
http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/lichtmann/ (free music for download)
http://www.historicbrass.org/ (historical instruments, serpents, natural trumpets, sackbuts)
http://www.summitrecords.com/ (Brass recordings)
http://www.missouri.edu/~cceric/mclass/index.html (masterclass info from A. Jacobs)
http://feftrpt.homestead.com/pvhome.html Free music downloads
http://abel.hive.no/oj/musikk/trompet/ (Trumpet stuff)
http://www.windsongpress.com/jacobs/jacobs.htmhttp://www.counterstreamradio.org/default.asp Classical contemporary music only, a must for aspiring composers.