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Welcome to the wonderful world of trumpet playing.

Your teacher has shown you how to hold your instrument and make a sound on the mouthpiece. Let's play our first song!

1. Our First Note

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2. Our Second Note

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"E"

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"F"

3. Three's a Crowd

4. Four In a Row

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5. A Funny Pair

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6. Skate Board Sam

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7. Catch That Note

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8. Keep On Blowin'

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9. Our Third Note

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OPEN

"G"

Whole rests get four beats of silence.

10. Couch Potato

11. Puppy Dogs

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12. Our Fourth Note

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"D"

13. Apple for the Teacher

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14. Our Fifth Note

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"C"

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15. Bumper Cars

16. Half Notes Happen

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17. Hot Cross Buns

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Notes are written on lines and spaces called the "staff".

How many lines can you find? How many spaces can you find?

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18. High Dive

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19. Mary Had a Little Lamb

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20. Bad News Bears

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21. Dreydl, Dreydl

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22. Notes Without Letters

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Low "B"

Blow gently. Play easy like your "C".

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24. Crazy Tonguing

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23. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me!

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25. Yankee Doodle Cha Cha

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27. Country Hoe Down

26. Caribbean Cruise

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28. Eighth Note Slide

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29. The Cabbage Song

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Firm corners! Lots of air!

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Blow high like your "G".

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30. Old MacDonald Had a Farm

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Half note rests get two beats of silence.

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When you reach the repeat sign under the first ending, stop and go back to the beginning. When you get to the first ending again, skip it and go to the second ending.

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31. Stodola Pumpa

32. London Bridge

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A "slur" is a curved line that connects two or more notes of different pitches. Tongue the first note and move to the

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next notes without tonguing. Don't stop blowing.

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A "tie" is a curved line that connects two or more notes of the same pitch.

Hold the note for the combined value of the notes.

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33. Southern Roses

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Note(s) that come before the first full measure of a piece of music.

Hold (keep blowing) the note until your director tells you to stop,

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34. Snake Charmer

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Jingle Bells
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Go back to the beginning and play until "Fine".

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37. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

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Go back to the sign and play until "Fine".
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38. Ode to Joy

A "flat" lowers the note one half step. It stays in effect for the entire measure.

Firm corners.

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"B Flat"

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Same fingering as "F" but blow faster.

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A "time signature" tells you how many beats there are in each measure of music.

39. Yankee Doodle

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40. Little Cabin in the Wood

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A "key signature" changes certain notes throughout a piece of music.

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When you see this key signature, play all the B's as B FLATS.

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41. It's a Ringer!

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42. Polly Wolly Doodle

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A "sharp" raises the note one half step. It s in effect for the entire measure.

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43. Mary's Other Lamb

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44. O Come Little Children (Melody)

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45. O Come Little Children (Harmony)

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46. Jolly Old St. Nick

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The Israeli National Anthem, HATIKVA, means "The Hope." Hatkiva expresses the hope of the Jewish people that they would someday return to the land of their forefathers.

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47. Hatikvah

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48. Slippery Slurs

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Playing the same music beginning at different times.

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49. Are You Sleeping?


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Piano
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Forte

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50. Minka, Minka

Play with a full volume.

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51. Rollin' Back and Forth

Use only first and second valves. First measure think "Tah-Eee-Ah".

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A dotted quarter note gets one and one half counts.

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52. America

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53. Technical Foul

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54. Rhythm Wreck

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55. More Hot Cross Buns

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A natural sign cancels a flat or a sharp. It remains in effect for the entire measure.

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56. It Just Comes Naturally

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57. Don't Be Fooled

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An accent sign tells you to play the note with more emphasis.

An eighth rest gets one half beat of silence.

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58. Go, Fight, Win!

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59. Bach Minuet

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60. Rueben and Rachel

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61. When Love Is Kind

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Mezzo Forte
Play with a medium loud volume.

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62. Mexican Hat Dance

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63. Blues Dues

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64. Big Breath Slurs

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65. When the Saints Go Marchin' In

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66. William Tell Overture

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67. This Old Man

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68. Sweetly Sings the Donkey

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69. Danger! Tricky Rhythms

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70. Bye, Baby Bunting

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Crescendo Get louder Decrescendo Get softer

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71. Monster Melodies

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72. Barcarolle

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Write in the letters to these notes.

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Lip Builders

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High "B"

High "C"

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Super Slurs

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74. Can Can

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75. La Bamba

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76. Simple Gifts

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77. Amazing Grace

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