The CD contains backing tracks for twenty nine of these solos as listed below. With or without accompaniment this is a collection that players will enjoy practising and performing. Winners Galore for Trombone makes an ideal companion to a tutor book providing enjoyment as well as essential repertoire. It is the perfect addition to the wide range of titles found in Easy Winners for Trombone.
... A Life on the Ocean Wave Aria (The Marriage of Figaro) Birdie Song Blackadder Calon Lan Cornish Floral Dance Danny Boy Day Trip to Bangor Drunken Sailor Hallelujah Chorus Hornpipe In Dulci Jubilo In the Mood Irish Washerwoman Last of the Summer Wine Mairi's Wedding March (Pirates of Penzance) Mary Had a Baby Morning (Peer Gynt) Muppet Show Portsmouth Postman Pat Rondo Horn Concerto Russian Dance Spread a Little Happiness Teddy Bear's Picnic The Loco-Motion Tie Me Kangaroo Down Vltava - Ma Vlast
. . . An excellent book full of good, yet not too difficult tunes.
Reviewed Teaching Brass Music Teacher
For optional piano accompaniment see Next Title.
The widespread popularity of Winners Galore for Trombone can be attributed to many factors. Most importantly, young players and teachers alike appreciate that each title has been carefully arranged to suit the particular range, technique and characteristics of the instrument. They find the bumper collection of over seventy ever-popular tunes drawn from a wide variety of musical styles guaranteed to whet the appetites of players and audiences alike. There is something for players of all ages to dip into and enjoy.
Peter Lawrance had lessons with James Brown at the Royal Academy of Music after which he attended Liverpool and Reading Universities, studying composition with Hugh Wood and the horn with James Eastham. He then followed an extensive career in playing and teaching, including working as head of an instrumental teaching service and as an examiner for the Guildhall School of Music.
His educational music and compositions for brass, wind and orchestra have been widely published and performed.