Berkleeshares

Arranging for the Trumpet

Author: Jerry Gates

Lesson description

Study arranging techniques for trumpet with Berklee College of Music faculty member Jerry Gates. You'll explore the ranges of the trumpet, including concert pitch, abridged concert pitch, transposed pitch, and abridged transposed pitch, and how the timbre or sound of the instrument changes with each one.

Download this Lesson

File: berklee_arranging_trumpet.pdf (776k .pdf)
For best results, this .pdf file requires Adobe Acrobat 6.
Download Acrobat from adobe.com

Related Berklee Online Courses

OCWPR-231 Arranging: Small Ensemble and Horns
Develop your writing and arranging skills for smaller bands and larger ensembles and learn techniques that can be applied to both live instrumentation or sequenced/sampled sounds.

Related Berklee Online Certificate Programs

Specialist General Music Studies

Master Orchestration for Film and TV

Related Berklee Press Books

Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles
Performers and Arrangers: add color, character, and sophistication to your music. Learn to use fourths, clusters, upper structure triads, and other advanced arranging and performing techniques for three to six parts.