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    Brass Nation
    A tour de force for 55 of the world's finest brass players!
    Featuring Phil Smith, Randy Brecker, Jerry Hey, Dale Clevenger, Chuck Findley, Bill Reichenbach, Malcolm McNab, Gene Pokorny, Joe Alessi, Jim Hynes, Tommy Johnson, Tim Hagans, Gary Grant, Charles Vernon, Ralph Sauer, Vince DeRosa, Sam Pilafian, Lew Soloff, Phil Myers, Dick Nash and Charlie Loper.

     

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    Advanced Concert Studies
    Advanced Concert Studies for Trumpet contains the same musical and technical challenges found in the original Concert Studies for Trumpet, only on a more advanced level. Lyricism is a large component of this book, with technical challenges of range, tonguing, intervals, and key signatures abounding. More advanced players will use this book in its suggested transpositions. Also included is a CD of Philip Smith performing the following studies:

    Tangents (James Curnow) / Crazy Clock (Allen Vizzutti) / Etude Fantasy (Stephen Bulla) / Lyric Piece (Gregory Pascuzzi) / Scherzino (James Barnes) / Auburn (David Sampson) / Declaration (Douglas Court) / Waltz (Phil Snedecor) / Attitudes (Timothy Johnson) / Folk Dance (Eric Ewazen) / Street Song (Phil Snedecor) / Romance Etude (Joseph Turrin) / Zing! (Allen Vizzutti) / Dance Etude (Joseph Turrin) / Spinoff No. 1 (Ellen Taaffe Zwilich) / Impulse! (James Curnow)

    Three bonus studies are included:

    Coronation Fanfare (Joseph Turrin) / Spinoff No. 2 (Ellen Taaffe Zwilich) / Chambers (Bruce Broughton)