Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. These simple exercises are known and used by trumpet players all over the creation of Vincent Cichowicz, one of the great trumpet players and teachers of the. ˙b ˙b˙b ˙b˙b ˙b˙b ˙b ˙b˙b˙b˙b ˙b˙bwb. U. 7. Flow Studies For Trumpet #1. 7. Page 8. & 44˙ ˙#. m h = P. ˙ ˙˙ ˙˙ ˙˙˙b˙˙˙˙˙˙w. U. & 44 ˙# ˙#. m h = P.

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What you have gotten off of the internet are probably the first pages of Chicowitz’ book “Flow Studies”.

This is standard orchestral nomenclature. No, create an account now. Note also that the separate euphonium part is attached to trombone with a plus sign. Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings: When this interview was brought to my attention, I wanted to share it with you.

There is no low brass. Many of my friends did and the comments given in this interview reflect the same respect that all of his students had for him. As you begin to get into higher ranges, make sure to blow fast and thick air over the top of the slur.

These numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble. Percussion is abbreviated following the brass. Apr 26, 9.

Apr 24, 1. Sometimes I just tell students to hold the last note until they run out of air. The set of numbers after the dash represent the Brass. Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:. The bracketed numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.


Cichowicz Flow Studies

The first number stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe third for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn. Use this as an easy reminder to not let valves change how we feed air into the trumpet. Letters that are duplicated as in A in this example indicate multiple parts. Saxophoneswhen included in orchestral music they rarely are will be shown in the “other instrument” location after strings and before the soloist, if any.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. Multiples, if any, are not shown in this system.

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Other Required and Sturies parts follow the strings:. Instruments shown in parenthesis are optional and may be omitted. These are good exercises to do in unison with a teacher, or another player, and work on blending your tones and pitch.

Obviously a person needs to learn to articulate.

Flow Studies by Vincent Cichowicz – Trumpet Blog

They may seem easy to play, however, doing them correctly takes lots of practice, but will really develop your sound and singing ability on the trumpet. He was appointed music director of the Millar Brass Ensemble in ; their collaboration can be heard on the Delos recording Brass Surround. The bracketed numbers tell you the precise instrumentation of the ensemble. xichowicz


Do you already have an account? Thanks for the tips and I foow found an older thread with exactly the same question I asked in the ‘Similar Threads’ below. The audio recording that accompanies this volume is perhaps the best illustration of the way Cichowicz intended these studies to be performed. Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: Strings are a standard configuration 4 first violin, 4 second violin, 3 viola, 2 cello, 2 bass.

Several of the exercises where hand written and I can only assume that it is in his own hand. Note the inclusion of the saxes after bassoon for this band work. In his interview studiies his student Bruce Briney, included in this volume Cichowicz described his hope to publish a Handbook of Studies for Trumpet. Example 3 – MacKenzie: Your airstream should resemble one long arch.