Charlier for 3 Trumpets

Stig Sønderriis
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Théo Charlier - (1868-1944) Charlier for 3 Trumpets - arranged from Théo Charlier´s "36 Etudes Transcendantes" by Stig Sønderriis.

For all Trumpet players - Théo Charlier´s Etudes are fundamental in their collections - a sure must have. Here we present 16 of those etudes arranged for 3 trumpets. Anyone teaching in ensemble playing would benefit from these arrangements. The students will quickly enhance their abillity to listen for good sound, intonation, phrasing and articulation. The arrangements takes turns playing the lead part - very well put together by Stig. 


Théo Charlier was a privileged witness of the evolution and the manufacturing of the trumpet. His contribution to the style progress of trumpeters was considerable.
Being a soloist of international reputation, he nevertheless also was appointed from 1901 onward a trumpet teacher at the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Liège. At the beginning of this pedagogical career, a career that will last 32 years, he wrote the Thirty-Six Transcendent Studies for the Chromatic Trumpet in B-flat, studies which still today receive a wide diffusion throughout the world. These genre studies have allowed innumerable musicians to get initiated into a high-level lyrical and romantic expression.