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1. C Major Scale (Concert B b Major Scale)
Start low. Each note goes higher.
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2. Lip Slurs

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Tongue only the first note of each measure. Let the notes touch each other.

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3. More Lip Slurs


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Lip slurs improve your tone and flexibility.

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4. Intervals
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5. More Intervals
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6. Sustained Tonguing

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Breathe only where marked. The air during the quarter notes should feel the same as the
air during the whole notes.

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1. B b Major Scale (Concert A b Major Scale)
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B flat

E flat

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2. Lip Slurs

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Tongue only the first note of each measure. The smoother...the better

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3. More Lip Slurs

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Stay relaxed while playing these slurs. Let the air do the work.

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4. Tonguing

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5. Slurs - Low Register

Tongue only the first note of each measure.

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1. D major Scale (Concert C Major Scale)


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2. Lip Slurs
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3. More Lip Slurs

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Buzz this exercise on your mouthpiece prior to playing it.

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4. Intervals
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Hear each note in your head.

5. Dynamics

6. Technique

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1. F Major Scale (Concert E b Major Scale)
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2. Lip Slurs

Tongue only the first note of each measure. The smoother...the better

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3. More Lip Slurs

Keep relaxed while playing these slurs. Let the air do the work.

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4. Articulation

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Follow the articulations closely. Each measure of quarter notes should sound different.

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5. Chromatic Scale
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Try to do each line in one breath. You may need to look up the fingerings
to a couple notes.

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