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Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet

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Started Mar 6

On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?
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Has this ever happened to you?You have a quick page turn in your concert and the next two pages are stuck…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela A Rezach Feb 21.

 

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Which Comes First, Technique or Musicality?

This question is much like the chicken or the egg issue. Which should be taught first? One camp believes that without technique, nothing can be played and the other camp asks the question “what good is technique if it isn’t musical”. Both have their cases and in this post I will try to bring the two sides to a happy mid point.Most of my early teaching was geared to the technical approach but as I…See More
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Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet http://www.trumpetensemblemusic.com/products/free-trumpet-sheet-music-joshua-fit-the-battle-of-jericho-trumpet-duet/  We will continue to offer these free arrangements and ask only that you visit our Facebook page listed below and mark “Like” if you are so inclined. …See More
Mar 6
Pamela A Rezach replied to Bruce Chidester's discussion On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?
"Hi Bruce, This information is a little late for me because of retirement.  I wish I would have known about it when teaching!  Thanks for sharing your paper discovery.  (Even though I no longer need to print much music, I will use it…"
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On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?

Has this ever happened to you?You have a quick page turn in your concert and the next two pages are stuck together.Under the existing light, you suddenly realize that the notes on the reverse side of your music are showing through.As you quickly turn your page, the sheet gets stuck on the stand and tears in two.While erasing your previous pencil markings from your music, you gouge a h*** where your notes…See More
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Augustana College Rock Island, Ill.
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North Texas State Denton, Tx.
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Prof. Emeritus University of Northern Iowa

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Which Comes First, Technique or Musicality?

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This question is much like the chicken or the egg issue. Which should be taught first? One camp believes that without technique, nothing can be played and the other camp asks the question “what good is technique if it isn’t musical”. Both have their cases and in this post I will try to…

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