1. What does depressing the first valve do on a trumpet?
It lowers the pitch a whole-step.
2. How many slide positions are there on the tenor trombone?
3. What is the standard orchestral brass mute?
The Straight Mute
4. Match the following brass terms.
|senza sordino||without mute|
For further orchestrational study of brass instruments, see:
Adler, Samuel. The Study of Orchestration. 3rd edition. W. W. Norton & Co.,
Specific study: Chapters 9, 10, & 11
Kennan, Kent and Donald Grantham. The Technique of Orchestration. 6th edition. Prentice Hall, 2002.
Specific study: Chapters 7, 8, & 9