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MP3 Downloads at Mole Valley Music

This page contains some downloadable tracks to help pupils practice their songs and improvisation, including a number of YouTube links for some of the popular songs in the brass books.

French Horn Music

YouTube links

Tenor Clef Trombone Starter Book

Slowing down mp3 recordings

Many mp3 players now include the ability to slow down or speed up the music.

Windows Media player - on recent versions this facility is found under Enhacements, then under Play Speed Settings.  To find Enhancements, right click whilst in the blue screen of Windows Media player.

Apple's QuickTime player - also has a similar facility.

Transcribe! - if you would like to go further, for example to isolate specific sections of a song, to continuously loop round tricky sections, to change pitch and speed, plus much more, then use the Transcribe! programme from Seventh String. You can download and try Transcribe! free for 30 days, and it doesn't cost much to buy. It was written by a musician for musicians by a freind of my old trumpet teacher!

French Horn Music

The IMSLP website has much music for French Horn.  Follow this link to find out what's available:

IMSLP List of Compositions featuring the French Horn

Steve Park's website includes lots of recordings of Steve playing classical horn solos, plus separate accompaniments (without horn) for many horn solos (including many concertos).  These are available as MP3s for download.

Steve Park's website with solos and accompaniments

YouTube linksYouTube

Here are some links to recordings on YouTube.  Whilst you are there, have a look at some of the alternative recordings YouTube suggests.

633 Squadron and trailer
Black Beauty theme
Blowing in the Wind, by Bob Dylan
Cadbury's Fruit and Nut advert
Cool, from West Side Story, Bernstein
Dads Army Theme Tune
Danny Boy, sung by Mario Lanza
Downtown by Petula Clark
Eastenders theme
Emmerdale Farm theme
The Entertainer by Scott Joplin
Firework Music, by Handel, played by Crispian Steele-Perkins on a slide trumpet
Frenesi, sung by Linda Ronstadt (the main song starts about 1 minute in)
Georgy Girl, by The Seekers
The Great Escape march (theme)
Hovis advert (using the theme from
Dvorak's New World Symphony)
John Dunbar Theme from Dances With Wolves
La Morisque
Last of the Summer Wine
Last Post
Looney Tunes
Lucky To Be Me, Bernstein
Locomotion by Little Eva (original) and Kylie Minogue
Maple Leaf Rag piano roll by Scott Joplin
Master of the House from Les Miserables
Russians, by Sting
Salut D'Amour, Elgar, performed by Sarah Chang
Solveig's Song, Grieg, performed by Marita Solberg
Star Trek theme - original series
Star Trek theme - new version
Those Magnificent in their Flying Machines
Washington Post March by Sousa
What A Wonderful World, sung by Louis Armstrong


Liberated Brother, by Horace Silver, with trumpet by Randy Brecker
The Preacher, by Horace Silver
St Thomas, by Sonny Rollins


Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op30, by Strauss (2001 A Space Odyssey), trumpet parts
Mahler's 5th Symphony: "Trauermarch" (part 1) and trumpet parts
Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Pictures at an Exhibition: Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
Pictures at an Exhibition: La Grand Porte De Kiev
Pines of Rome by Respighi
Baldassare, Sonata No. 1 in F Major for trumpet and string orchestra, used in the Mercedes W124 trailer (music available from Musica Rara)
Pezel, Sonata No. 75 for trumpet, bassoon and organ (
from Musica Rara)
Franceschini, Sonata for two trumpets (music from
Musica Rara and IMSLP)

Other links

The Music Teacher and The Parent (look out for the other 3 episodes)
Ill Wind (Flanders and Swann version of Mozart Horn Concerto KV495) subtitles

Tenor Clef verson of Trombone Starter Book

This book is designed to help trombonist and other instrumentalist learn the tenor clef.  Click here to download a pdf version of the Tenor Clef Trombone Starter Book or contact me if you would like a paper version of the book.

About the author (Philip Bishop)

My Teaching

Philip Bishop teaches trumpet, cornet, flugel horn, tenor horn, french horn, baritone, euphonium and trombone. Lessons are given privately, both at my home and in Surrey schools. For more information see the Philip Bishop Brass Lessons page.



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