A Dictionary for the Modern Trumpet Player (Dictionaries for by Elisa Koehler

By Elisa Koehler

Titles in Dictionaries for the fashionable Musician sequence supply either the amateur and the complicated artist key details designed to show the sphere of analysis and function for a big software or device type, in addition to the workings of musicians in components from carrying out to composing. in contrast to different encyclopedic works, contributions to this sequence concentration totally on the data required through the contemporary musical scholar or performer. each one dictionary covers themes from tool elements to taking part in method and significant works to key figures. essential for any musician’s own library!

Trumpeters at the present time practice an enormous repertoire of musical fabric spanning 500 years, a lot of it in a number of kinds or even on a few comparable tools. In A Dictionary for the fashionable Trumpet participant, scholar and performer, Elisa Koehler has created a key reference paintings that addresses all the tools within the excessive brass kin, offering prepared solutions to matters that trumpeters, conductors, and musicians commonly—and occasionally now not so commonly—encounter. Drawing on a large diversity of scholarly assets, A Dictionary for the fashionable Trumpet Player comprises entries on historical tools just like the cornetto, keyed bugle, and slide trumpet; jazz trumpet thoughts; mutes and add-ons; and historical ancestors of the trumpet and similar non-Western tools. as well as its concise and special definitions, this paintings comprises biographies of fashionable performers, academics, device makers, and composers of trumpet solo and ensemble literature frequently passed over from different musical references. rigorously classified illustrations remove darkness from the interior workings of varied valve mechanisms, permitting readers to imagine the extra technical issues of excessive brass tools. Appendixes contain a time line of trumpet historical past, a survey of valve mechanisms, a listing of renowned excerpts from the orchestral and operatic repertoire, and an intensive bibliography.

From fast definitions of complicated phrases in a musical ranking to an in-depth evaluation of trumpet heritage, A Dictionary for the trendy Trumpet Player is a perfect reference for college students, execs, and song lovers.

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