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Brass - beginners

 
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Getting Started

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Warm ups

First 5 notes - C D E F G

 

Click on the triangles to hear the notes on your instrument.

 
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1. Clap the exercise.

2. Listen to it - click the yellow triangle (4 beats count in).

3. Try it together.

4. Do it again on your own.

1. Play the exercise.

2. Listen to it - click the yellow triangle (4 beats count in).

3. Try it together.

4. Do it again on your own.

 

1. Play the exercise.

2. Listen to it - click the yellow triangle (4 beats count in).

3. Try it together.

4. Do it again on your own.

 
 
 

Accompaniment

Demo

 

Two Blues Tunes

 
 
 

Jingle Bells

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DEMO
Accompaniment
All parts
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The Low Notes

These are the 7 lowest notes on your instrument.
Starting on C and working down in semitones.

Click the yellow arrows to hear the notes and try to match them on your instrument

Relax your lips as you go down.

Trumpets: Try to remember the fingerings in order - it's a really useful pattern:


Trombones: It's a bit easier for you - just push your slide out a bit further for each note.

Use your ears!
Unless you've got very long arms, you probably won't be able to reach the last note yet.

 

Jingle Bells

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Part 2

Trumpet 2 demo
Accompaniment
All parts
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Jingle Bells

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Bass line (trombones)

 
Trombone demo
Accompaniment
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Jingle Bells

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verse tune

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More easy tunes

 

3 higher notes

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When you can play Cs comfortably, try the Trumpet 1 parts for:
Mercy Mercy Mercy
St Thomas