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    "No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it."

    1 Corinthians 10:13

     

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    Contest Solos
    This CD features music for the young trumpet player. Are you looking for solos to be used in competitions, or on a recital? Here are some suggestions. Philip Smith and Joseph Turrin perform the following featured pieces: Turrin, Caprice; Ropartz, Andante et Allegro; Barat, Andante et Scherzo; Delmas, Choral et Variations; Corelli/Fitzgerald, Sonata VIII; Bozza, Badinage; Latham, Suite; Clarke, Maid of the Mist; Alexius, Sonatina; Goedicke, Concert Etude; Young, Contempora Suite; Turrin, Three Episodes; Handel/Fitzgerald, Aria con variazioni; and Broughton, Oliver's Birthday.

     

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    Concert Studies
    CONCERT STUDIES is written by the following composers: James Barnes, Stephen Bulla, Douglas Court, James Curnow, Timothy Johnson, James L. Hosay, Kevin Norbury, Philip Sparke, Joseph Turrin, and Allen Vizzutti. These new concert etudes for trumpet were composed especially for Phil, and are all challenging in different ways. They combine lyrical and technical playing with a full range from low F# to high D. They are best-suited for the intermediate to advanced player. Also included is a demonstration CD of Phil playing each of these studies. This publication belongs in every private trumpet lesson studio and on each serious player's personal library shelves.