Stevens  Thomas 48  Lyric  Studies  Tp101

Thomas Stevens

48 Lyric Studies

based on the Vocalises of Concone and Bordogni

for trumpet

Level: easy / intermediate

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The “48 Lyric Studies” consists of freely transcribed versions of selected vocalises by Giuseppe Concone (1801-1861) and Giovanni Marco Bordogni (1789-1856).

"Sometimes the music sounds the same as it looks, sometimes it looks different but it sounds the same, and sometimes it looks the same but it sounds different!"

Leonard Bernstein

The “48 Lyric Studies” is intended to improve the musician’s music-reading comprehension to the point of being better able to determine what the written page of music tells the performer, and, perhaps more importantly, what it does not. The studies have been progressively arranged in a manner designed to emphasize numerous specific musical problems associated with notation from the performer’s perspective, from the recognition of elementary musical structural components such as motives, phrases, (including melodic outlines) cadences, and meter, to the concept of overall musical architecture, usually presented in song forms. It should also be noted that the actual notation of the music in these studies has its own purpose, in accordance with an old dictum of 20th Century composer and performer, Leonard Bernstein, paraphrased here as follows:"Sometimes the music sounds the same as it looks, sometimes it looks different but it sounds the same, and sometimes it looks the same but it sounds different!Thomas Stevens, Los Angeles, 1997

Composed
1997
Published
1998
Pages
65
Publisher
Editions Bim
Thomas Stevens

Thomas Stevens (*1938)

Thomas Stevens (born 1938, Atascadero, California) was appointed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1965 by then music director, Zubin Mehta, who named him principal trumpet in 1972, a position he held through 1999.  He was concurrently involved as an educator in the U.S. and various international venues, including stints as a member... Read more

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