Copyright © 2012 Michael Sachs. A Publication of Tricorda LLC
Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra since 1988, presents The Orchestral Trumpet, a comprehensive book and CD overview of standard orchestral trumpet repertoire. This is a 176 page book covering 90 orchestral works, all with accompanying commentary for each passage detailing practice techniques, performance tips, and historical perspective. Designed to be a complete guide for both preparation and performance of orchestral repertoire, The Orchestral Trumpet also offers essays on relevant topics such as Audition Preparation, Playing Offstage, and Using Different Keyed Instruments. Accompanying this book is a CD containing 67 standard orchestral passages recorded on high-quality, digital audio by the author, Michael Sachs.