“Heavenly Descants for Trumpet is a fantastic and comprehensive new resource for trumpeters everywhere. Every trumpet player, from students to professionals, will find these wonderful new descants useful in their church performances. Congratulations Susan on a tremendous project that all trumpeters should have in their library!”Michael Sachs
Heavenly Descants is a volume of hymn descants based on 118 hymn tunes available in two editions, one for C trumpet and one for B-flat trumpet.
The melodies have been checked with the harmonies in a variety of hymnals from different denominations and each page indicates which hymnal can be used.
In particular, the Methodist, Episcopal, and 3 different Lutheran hymnals. References to a Baptist hymnal are currently being finished and the new Presbyterian (PCUSA) hymnals will be referenced in the very near future.
Amateurs, as well as professionals, will find Heavenly Descants a welcome addition to their trumpet repertoire.
The melodies can also be played on other B♭ instruments like the Clarinet, and other C instruments, such as the violin and flute.
Bass clef instrumentalists who are able to read treble clef would also enjoy the book.