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Three Great Solos to Learn

My first teacher did not spend as much time on exercises as he did on solos. But the solos he selected always had “something” which would require learning a skill which I may not have had earlier. I am going to suggest 3 solos for you to check out; I am sure you and your audiences will like them and I believe there are new musical/technical skills to learn in all three of them.

I. March of the Dwarfs by Edward Grieg, Op. 54, No. 3, Arranged by Anthony Galla-Rini This piece has been out of print for several years, but copies can be found. If you cannot find one, let me know and I can help. Donald Balestrieri of Music Graphics Press has promised he will print copies of the pieces we may have trouble finding. Email him at: or write him at: 3409 Dickens Street, San Diego, CA 92106 In the meantime, I give you this copy.