Baritone - warm-up exercises & pieces

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Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or get even more out of it with the accompanying Practice Book.

Start with this short video:

Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or with the accompanying Practice Book.

Before you start, watch this short video to check that you’re holding your instrument correctly:

Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or get even more out of it with the accompanying Practice Book.

Start with this short video:

Before you start, watch this to check that you’re holding your instrument correctly:

A baritone horn mouthpiece

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner.

You’ll need these notes for Level C – the fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – A 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up and Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other
A baritone horn mouthpiece

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner.

You’ll need these notes for Level C – the fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the final piece of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – A 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up and Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner.

You’ll need these notes for Level C – the fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – A 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up and Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

You’ll need these notes for Level B. The fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

You’ll need these notes for Level B. The fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the final piece of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

You’ll need these notes for Level B. The fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the final piece of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

You’ll need these notes for Level B. The fingering is shown above the stave:

A music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

Here are the notes you’ll need for Level A – the fingering is shown above the stave.

A music score
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – Test – Stepping Out
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

Here are the notes you’ll need for Level A – the fingering is shown above the stave.

A music score
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – Test – Stepping Out
A baritone horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

Here are the notes you’ll need for Level A – the fingering is shown above the stave.

A music score
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – Test – Stepping Out