Natural Trumpet Basics by Anna Freeman - 4 Books

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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. 

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Book 1

  • Philosophy
  • Warmup & Embouchure Training
  • Practice Routines
  • Stamina & Range Building Exercises
  • Bending Notes
  • Technique of Playing Trills

Book 2, Part One

  • Interpretation of Early Music
  • Articulations
  • 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
  • Baroque Embellishment
  • 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

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