Ithaca College

School of Music

Brasses

PFMJ-13100 through PFMJ-48100 French Horn I-V
- Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-13101 through PFMJ-23101 French Horn I-II
- Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-13102 through PFMJ-33102 French Horn I-III
- Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

French horn majors are required to attend all French horn recitals on campus.

Technique to include lip slurs; middle register and all major scales, two octaves in various articulations. Transposition to E-flat, C, and D horn. Representative études including Kopprasch, book I; Pottag, Preparatory Melodies to Solo Playing; Maxime-Alphonse, books II and III; Weber, 13 Études; Schuller, Studies for Unaccompanied Horn; and Schantl, Studies on Scales and Intervals. Representative solo repertoire including Glazunov, Reveries; Lefebvre, Romance; Mozart, Concerti no. 2 and 3; and Beethoven, Sonata.

Technique including lip slurs covering two octaves and all major scales in broken thirds, fourths, and fifths. Transposition to E-flat, C, D, G, E, and A horn. Stopped horn technique. Representative études including Brahms, 10 Études; Chaynes, 15 Études; Bozza, Improvisational Studies; Bach, Cello Suites (bass clef); and orchestral excerpts from the standard repertoire. Representative solo repertoire including Mozart, Concerto no. 4; Saint-Saëns, Mordeau de Concert; Strauss, Concerto no. 1; Heiden, Sonata; Adler, Sonata; and Goedicke, Concerto.

Technique including lip slurs covering three octaves in broken triads, fourths, fifths, and octaves. All major scales in broken thirds, fourths, fifths, and augmented fourths. Lip trill. Representative études including Maxime-Alphonse, book 4; Reynolds, 48 Études (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 18, 25, 27, 29, 31, 34, 37). Orchestral excerpts from Wagner, Strauss, and French repertoire. Representative repertoire including Mozart, Horn Quintet; Dukas, Villanelle; Wilder, Sonata no. 1; Hindemith, Sonata; Strauss, Concerto no. 2 (second and third movements); Schoeck, Concerto; Stich, Quartet; and Beversdorf, Sonata.

Continued technique of previous years, the study of the 18th- and early 19th-century hand-horn technique. Representative études including Maxime-Alphonse, book 5; Barboteu, Études Concertantes; Reynolds, 48 Études (18, 20, 21, 23, 28, 30, 35, 41). Orchestral excerpts from contemporary repertoire. Representative repertoire including Brahms, Trio; Porter, Sonata; Atterberg, Concerto; Glière, Concerto; Hindemith, Sonata for Alto Horn; Jacob, Concerto; and Schumann, Adagio and Allegro. (F-S)

PFMJ-13300 through PFMJ-48300 Trumpet I-V
- Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-13301 through PFMJ-23301 Trumpet I-II
- Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-13302 through PFMJ-33302 Trumpet I-III
- Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

Concentration on the development of the characteristic tone and essential technique demanded in trumpet performance. Manuscript warm-up routines, lip slurs, and finger patterns. All major and three forms of minor scales in sixteenth notes at mm 108, with emphasis placed on legato style. Review of Arban's Complete Method.Develop skill of transposition in orchestral trumpet keys of A, C, D, E-flat, E, and F using Ernest Williams' method for transposition. Études to include Hering, 32 Études; Voxman, Selected Studies; and Voisin, Studies for Trumpet. Solo repertoire including Barat, Balay, Corelli, and Handel.

Tonal and technical development using Schlossberg, Daily Drills; and Clarke, Technical Studies. All major and minor scales in diatonic patterns, double-tongued; and in thirds. Begin study of the C trumpet. Transposition from Caffarelli, 100 Studi Melodici; contemporary rhythms from Gates, Odd-Meter Études; and Small, 27 Melodious and Rhythmical Studies; other études from Balasanyan (Foveau), 20 Studies, and Gisondi, Bach for the Trumpet. Orchestral studies from Vartold, vol. I and II including memorization of standard solo passages. Solo repertoire including Barat, Andante et Scherzo; Gabaye, Boutade; Flor Peeters, Sonata; Purcell, Sonata; Gabrieli, Sonata V; and Stanley, Concerto.

Continuation of study from Schlossberg and Clarke. Use of the C, D, E-flat, and piccolo trumpet. Transposition from Sachse, 100 Studies. Études including Brandt, 34 Studies; Bitsch, 20 Études; and Longinotti, Studies in Classical and Modern Style. Orchestral excerpts from vols. III, IV, and V including memorization of standard passages. Solos required are: Haydn, Concerto;Hartley, Sonatina; Kennan, Sonata; and Torelli, Concerto or Sinfonia con Tromba.

Summary of tonal and technical development. Pettit, La Semaine du Virtuoso; Nagel, Speed Studies; études from Chartlier, 36 Études Transcendantes; and Broiles, Studies and Duets. Orchestral studies from volumes VI and VII; tone poems of Strauss (Rossbach) and operas of Wagner (Hoechne); and Pietzsch, Die Trompete. Solo repertoire includes the Chaynes or Tomasi concertos; Corelli, Concerto in D; Hummel, Concerto; and Hindemith, Sonata. Graduate should be capable of a shared recital. (F-S)

PFMJ-13500 through PFMJ-48500 Tenor Trombone I-V
- Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-13501 through PFMJ-23501 Tenor Trombone I-II
- Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-13502 through PFMJ-33502 Tenor Trombone I-III
- Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

Concentration on sound development, using manuscript warm-up routines. Also included are special exercises designed for range development and awareness of intonation problems. Representative études for technique include Smith, Slide Exercises; Rochut, Melodious Études; and Blazevich, Clef Studies. Representative repertoire includes Galliard, Guilment, Whear, Jones, Presser, David, and Pryor.

Continued concentration on sound development, plus expansion of range to instrument's full capabilities. Representative études for technique and reading skills include Smith, Slide Exercises; Rochut, Melodious Études; and Kahils, Clef Studies. Solo repertoire includes Marcello, Bozza, Saint-Saëns, Dubois, Serocki, Davison, Jacob, Grondahl, Frackenpohl, and Larsson.

Review of fundamentals of sound, range, and intonation; introduction to unusual scale forms. Representative études for technique, reading skills, and musicianship include Rochut, Melodious Études; Masson, Études; and Bitsch, Rhythmic Études. Solo repertoire includes Handel, Vivaldi, Ropartz, Stojowski, Sulek, Casterede, Monaco, White, Tomasi, and Wagenseil.

Concentrated study of Bach's Cello Suites as études for musical development; coaching of traditional orchestral excerpts. Introduction to less traditional solo repertoire by Berio, Bernstein, Bassett, Druckman, Cox, Eakin, Krol, Loetsier, and Schiffman. Preparation of a senior recital must include a major work, such as Hindemith, Krol, or Dutilleux.

PFMJ-13700 through PFMJ-48700 Bass Trombone I-V - Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-13701 through PFMJ-23701 Bass Trombone I-II - Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-13702 through PFMJ-33702 Bass Trombone I-III - Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

Concentration on sound development, using manuscript warm-up routines. Also included are special exercises designed for range development and awareness of intonation problems. Representative études for technique include Smith, Slide Exercises; Fink, Studies in Legato; and Grigoriev, 24 Studies. Repertoire includes Galliard, Semler-Collery, Stevens, and Jacob.

Continued concentration on sound development, plus expansion of range to instrument's full capabilities. Representative études for technique and reading skills include Smith, Slide Exercises; Fink, Studies in Legato; and Blume-Fink, Studies for Trombone with F Attachment. Solo repertoire includes Telemann, Defay, Wilder, and Lebedev.

Review of fundamentals of sound, range, and intonation; introduction to unusual scale forms. Representative études for technique, reading skills, and musicianship include Fink, Studies in Legato; Gillis, 20 Études; and Ostrander, Shifting Meter Studies. Solo repertoire includes Frescobaldi, Casterede, White, and McCarty.

Concentrated study of Bach's Cello Suites as études for musical development; coaching of traditional orchestral excerpts. Introduction to less traditional solo repertoire by Hartley, Ross, and Muller. Preparation of a senior recital must include a major work, such as the George Concerto.

PFMJ-13900 through PFMJ-48900 Euphonium I-V - Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-13901 through PFMJ-23901 Euphonium I-II - Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-13902 through PFMJ-33902 Euphonium I-III - Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

Technique including Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies; Arban, Method for Trombone; scales; interval and chord studies. All major and minor scales and arpeggios from memory (one octave). Introduction to double- and triple-tonguing. (Arban). Representative études including Arban, Method for Trombone, rhythm studies; Tyrell, 40 Advanced Studies for Trombone; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (Trombone, book 1); Rochut, Melodious Études (Trombone, book 1). Representative repertoire including Clarke, Sounds from Hudson; Petit, Étude de Concours; Mühfeld, Konzertstück; Galliard, Six Sonatas; Weber, Appassionata; Barat, Andante and Allegro; plus selected band excerpts.

Technique including Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies; Arban, Method for Trombone; scale interval, chord, double- and triple-tonguing studies. All major and minor scales and arpeggios from memory (two octaves) and Clarke, Technical Studies (Series II). Representative études including Arban,Method for Trombone, characteristic studies; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (book 1); Rochut, Melodious Études (Trombone, book 1); and Tyrell, 40 Advanced Studies for Trombone. Representative repertoire including Weber-Hock, Fantasia; David, Concertino; Bellstedt, Mandolinata; Vidal, Concertino; Busch, Recitative, Arioso, and Polonaise; Gottwald, Fantasie Héroïque, op. 25; plus selected band excerpts.

Technique including Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies; Arban, Method for Trombone; scale, interval, chord, double- and triple-tonguing, and Grupetto studies. All major and minor scales and arpeggios from memory (three octaves). Clark, Technical Studies (Series III). Representative études including Arban, Method for Trombone, and 12 Celebrated Fantasies and Variations; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (book 2); Rochut, Melodious Études (book 2); St. Jerome, Cornet Method, selected études. Representative repertoire including Bach-La Fosse, Cello Suites; Bitot, Impromptu; Reiche, Concert Piece no. 2; Hindemith, Sonata (trumpet); Rousseau, Pièce Concertante; plus selected band excerpts.

Technique including Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies; Arban, Method for Trombone (continued technical materials); St. Jacome, Cornet Method, velocity and other studies. Continuation of all scales and arpeggios, articulations, including double- and triple-tongue. Representative études including St. Jacome, Cornet Method, selected études; Smith, Top Tones for the Trumpeter; Charlier, 36 Études Transcendantes (trumpet); Rochut, Melodious Études (trombone, book 3). Representative repertoire including Boccalari, Fantasia di Concerto; Fitzgerald, Concerto in A-flat Minor; Sowerby, Sonata for Trumpet; Strauss, Concerto for Horn; Bozza, Prelude et Allegro; Baret, Morceau de Concours; plus selected band excerpts. (F-S)

PFMJ-14100 through PFMJ-49100 Tuba I-V
- Major Instrument, Music Majors

PFMJ-14101 through PFMJ-24101 Tuba I-II
- Major Instrument, Music Minors

PFMJ-14102 through PFMJ-34102 Tuba I-III
- Secondary Instrument, Music Majors

Technique based on W. Bell, Tuba Warmups (part 1); Pares, Scale Studies; Lowell Little, Embouchure Builder; Arban, Method for Trombone (interval and chord studies). Representative études including Arban, Method for Trombone(rhythm studies); Getchell, Second Book of Practical Studies for Tuba; Cimera, 73 Advanced Tuba Studies; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (trombone, book 1); Rochut, Melodious Études (trombone, book 1); Tyrell, Advanced Studies for the BB-flat Tuba. Representative repertoire including Concert Album for Tuba (edited by Ostrander); Walters, Terantelle; Sowerby, Chaconne; Beaucamp, Cortege; Cohen, Romance and Scherzo; Buchtel, Introduction and Rondo; plus selected band orchestral excerpts.

Technique including W. Bell, Tuba Warmups (part 1); Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trombone (bass clef); Arban, Method for Trombone(scale, chord, and interval studies). All major and minor scales and arpeggios from memory (two octaves). Introduction to double- and triple-tonguing (Arban). Representative études including Cimera, 73 Advanced Tuba Studies; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (book 1); Tyrell, Advanced Studies for the BB-flat Tuba; W. Bell, Tuba Warmups (book 2, Blazevich Interpretations); Eby, BB-flat Bass Method (part 1). Representative repertoire including Painpare, Concert Piece; Bach-Bell, Air and Bourrée; Troje-Miller, Sonatina Classica; Sabathhill, Divertissement; Hume, Te Anau; Spillman, Two Songs; plus selected band and orchestral excerpts.

Technique including W. Bell, Tuba Warmups (part 2); Schlossberg, Daily Drills and Technical Studies for Trombone (bass clef); Arban, Method for Trombone; scale, chord, interval, double- and triple-tonguing studies, and three-octave scales and arpeggios; H. L. Clarke, Technical Studies (Series II, cornet). Representative études including Arban, Method for Trombone,characteristic studies; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies (trombone, book 2); Rochut, Melodious Études (trombone, book 1); Tyrell, Advanced Studies for the BB-flat Tuba; W. Bell, Tuba Warmups, book 2 (Blazevich Interpretations); and Eby, BB-flat Bass Method, part 1. Representative repertoire including Painpare, Concert Piece; Bach-Bell, Air and Bourrée; Troje-Miller, Sonatina Classica; Sabathhill, Divertissement; Hume, Te Anau; Spillman, Two Songs; plus selected band and orchestral excerpts.

Technique including W. Bell, Tuba Warmups (part 2); Blazevich, Advanced Daily Drills; continued use of Arban materials. Continuation of all scales and arpeggios from memory, all articulations, including double- and triple-tongue. H. L. Clarke, Technical Studies (Series II, cornet). Representative études including Smith, Top Tunes for the Trumpeter; Charlier, 36 Études Transcendantes (trumpet); Saint-Jacome, Twelve Grand Artistic Studies (cornet); Rochut, Melodious Études (book 3, trombone); Blazevich, 70 Études for BB-flat Tuba. Representative repertoire including Le Clercq, Concertino; Boccalari, Fantasia di Concerto; Hindemith, Sonata; Williams, Concerto; Levedev, Concerto Allegro; Brandt, Erstes Konzertstück (cornet); plus selected band and orchestral excerpts. (F-S)