Suggested Rep

This section shows some of the sheet music I would recommend to players.

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Recommended Materials

Study Books

Title

Composer /Author

Publisher

Notes

How Trombone Players do it

Peter Gane & Eric Crees

Brass Wind

Good book for flexibilities well written

 How Brass players do it

 TBA

   

 Kopprasch Volume one

 Kopprasch

 IMI

 Very good for technique

 Lip Flexibilities

 Charles Collins

 TBA

 Great book for Lip Flexibilities

       

Easy solos (Grade 5-6)

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

The Acrobat

J A Greenwood

Wright & Round

TBA

Recitative & Romance

Reginald Heath

Rosehill / Studio

TBA

Melodie Caprice

George Hespe

BM Music

In Shining Armour

Blue Jeans

Ron Wiffin

Studio

WOT Volume 2

Londonderry Air

Trad arr Snell or Geldard

Rakeway / Studio

Harlem Nocturne

The Firefly / The Joker

H Moss

Boosey & Co

In Shining Armour

Tenor Trombone Rag

Roy Newsome

Studio

Lydbrook Band

 

Straightforward: (Grade 6- Grade 8)

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

Serenade

John Golland

Hallamshire

TBA

Stardust

Carmichael arr Geldard

Studio

Phenomenon

Pokarekare Ana

Trad. Goff Richards

Obrasso

Southern Cross

Something

George Harrison arr Goff Richards 

Obrasso

Beatles BD CD

The Name

Peter Graham

Gramercy

Monument 

Rhapsody

Michael Fitzpatrick 

Warwick

Southern Cross 

Speak my Lord

 arr Erik Leidzen

SP&S

In Shining Armour

Sweet hour of Prayer

Wilfred Heaton arr Paul Hindmarsh 

Heaton Trust 

World of the trombone vol 1

Iona Boat Song

Trad. arr Howard Evans

Studio

Faith Encounter

Close to you

Burt Bacherach arr Ray Farr

M/S

T-Bone Concerto

Bone Apart

Don Gibson

Kirklees

Harlem Nocturne

My Love is like a red red rose

Trad. arr Adrian Drover

Adios

Harlem Nocturne

Caprice for Trombone

Bram Wiggins 

Kirklees 

Harlem Nocturne 

Challenging (Grade 8 and above) 

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

Shout

Rob Wiffin

Studio

WOT Vol 2

Dark Eyes

Trad arr. Bill Geldard

Warwick

Monument

Aubade

Kevin Bolton

Warwick

Harlem Nocturne

Concerto Olympic

Roy Newsome

Marc Reift

In Shining Armour

Freaks

Gavin Higgins

TBA

Shout

Faith Encounter

Ray Steadmann Allen

Studio

Faith Encounter

Polka Dots and  Moonbeams

arr Robin Dewhirst

Lake

Crusade

The Volunteer

Gardell Simons

Lake

Crusade

Atlantic Zephyrs

Gardell Simons

Alum Creek

T-Bone Concerto

Bride of the Waves

Herbert Clark arr Darren Cole

M/S

T-Bone Concerto

T-Bone Concerto

Johnan De Meij

Rental

T-Bone Concerto

Homelands

Robin Dewhirst

Lake

Crusade

Concerto

Andrew Duncan

A Duncan

Bakers Dozen

Concerto

Ivor Hodgson

Warwick

Mask

Sonata

Derek Bourgeois

Warwick

Mask

Green Bee

arr Mark Freeh

EMI

Harlem Nocturne

4 miles from Texas

Ralph Pearce

Studio

Summon the Rhythm

Capriccio

Philip Sparke

Anglo

Summon the Rhythm

Summon the Rhythm

Tom Davoran

Studio

Summon the Rhythm

Extremely Difficult (Diploma +)

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

Earths Fury

Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Prima Vista

The Eternal Quest

The Southern Cross

Herbert Clarke arr Darren Cole

Carl Fisher

The Southern Cross

The Nightingale

Harold Moss

Wright & Round

The Southern Cross

Nightmare for Trombone & Band 

Derek Bourgeois

Halambra

Rathamataz

Sambezi

Philip Sparke

Anglo

Battle Creek

Prelude & Scherzo

Philip Sparke

Studio

Bonbe Idyll

Trombonology

Tommy Dorsey arr Alan Ferne

Obrasso

Monument

       

Solos with Piano (Challenging Grade 7-8 +) Slow Melodies

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

Salve Maria

Mercandante

TBA

Fly me to the Moon

Salsa Pandaero

Phil Harper

Kirklees

Boneman Walking

Barber of Seville 

G Rossini arr. Brett Baker

Studio

World of the Trombone Volume 3

Ave Maria

 Schubert

Studio Music

World of the Trombone Volume 3

Bone Apart

Don Gibson

Kirklees

Boneman Walking

Ye Banks & Braes

Trad. arr Keith Wilkinson

Kirklees / Alum Creek

Boneman Walking

Nightfall in Joao Passoa

Andrea Price

Kirklees

Boneman Walking

His Provision

Ivor Bosanko arr. Dorothy Gates

Kirklees

Boneman Walking

4 Sketches for trombone

Tony Cliff

Studio

World of the Trombone Volume 1

Solos with Piano (Challenging Grade 7-8 +) Florids

Title

Composer

Publisher

Recording

Bolivar

Eric Cook

Boosey & Hawkes

Boneman Walking

Hommage a Bach

E Bozza

Leduc

Meditation

Thoughts of Love

Arthur Pryor

Carl Fisher 

Monument

Deux Dances

M Defaye

Leduc

Meditation

Capriccio

Philip Sparke

Anglo

Boneman Walking

Concertino

David

Carl Fisher

Bone Idyll

Concerto for Alto

Wagenseil

 Boosey & Hawkes

World of the Trombone Volume 3

Concertino

Sache

 M/S

TBA

Concerto

 Nino Rota

 

TBA