Natural Trumpet Basics by Anna Freeman - 4 Books
Anna Freeman's practical guide to playing Early Music on the Natural and Baroque Trumpet.
This guide is to help trumpet players look at musical and technical historic performance practice through today's knowledge.
Includes descriptions of Baroque & natural trumpets, 3- and 4-hole trumpets, nomenclature.
Book 1, Book 2, and Book 2, Part 2 are in stock.
Book 3 has already Sold Out!. More will be available soon. Order now to reserve your copy. Orders will be shipped as soon as they arrive from our German publisher.
- Warmup & Embouchure Training
- Practice Routines
- Stamina & Range Building Exercises
- Bending Notes
- Technique of Playing Trills
Book 2, Part One
- Interpretation of Early Music
- Use of Slurs
- Pulsing or Huffing
- Trillo & Groppo
- Stylistic practices
Book 2, Part Two
- Articulation and Technical Exercises
- Etudes Based on Bach's BWV 31, 70, 51, 71, and 1047
Book 3 - Ornamentation
Early embellishment around 1600 to 1700
Early Italian Baroque Diminutions
Fantini’s Cadential Diminutions
Embellishments in Fantini’s Sonatas
Italian Style, French Style, German and English Style
Passing Notes, Common Passing Notes
Tiratas, Free Passing Notes, Elaborating on passing notes
Baroque Improvisation based on Johann Joachim Quantz (1752)
Common appoggiaturas, Long appoggiaturas, Short appoggiaturas
Examples of long appoggiaturas in trumpet literature
Examples of short appoggiaturas in trumpet literature
Appoggiaturas for embellishment of the solo line
Passing Appoggiaturas, Double disjunct appoggiaturas
Conjunct slide appoggiatura
Trills and Appoggiaturas
Terminations, Mordents, Baroque Cadenza, Baroque Flourish
Embellishment in solo trumpet literature