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A Grading Catalogue Of Selected Works For Solo Trombone And Piano, Brent Michael Mead Jan 2016

A Grading Catalogue Of Selected Works For Solo Trombone And Piano, Brent Michael Mead

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The current status of graded repertoire lists for trombonists is almost nonexistent. Selecting works for students can be difficult especially when you are unfamiliar with the large body of solo literature. I created a list of solo trombone works all graded with the same system in which students and teachers could utilize when selecting new pieces of music to perform. Teachers could more readily find new pieces for their students to study by using this grading scale. It can be difficult for trombone teachers to find easier solo literature for students because of the fact that most works that are ...