Students, it seems, invariable do not understand the principles of warming up correctly nor practicing wisely. . . we spend an awful lot of energy playing rambunctiously and while this ebullient spirit is a good thing to have, we could direct it to better use. Instead of literally spraying the are with 10,000 notes, we could be ahead ot the game by practicing a careful series of passages such as outlined by Thiecke. . . . I am delighted to welcome this new edition which is faithfully reproduced by the publisher, to the trumpet repertoire. . . Excerpt of Preface by Mel Broiles.