Russian trumpeter Timofei Dokschidzer (1921-2005) studied at the Moscow State Conservatoire and soon became one of the most outstanding trumpeters in the world. His excellence on the instrument led him to compile his Trumpet Method which has aided the studies of many aspiring trumpeters. Dokschidzer's performing career saw him play both classical and modern concertos. His distinctive style is thought to have been influenced by his love of opera. Trumpet Method seeks to address preparatory exercises incorporating a range of musical features: Vocalises which aid the progress of legato intervals and Sequenceswhich enable practice of technique. This Dokschidzer study book also intergrates a substantial exercise system. For all aspiring trumpeters Doskchidzer's Trumpet Method is an essential aid to technical progress.