How I became a cornetist


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Herbert Lincoln Clarke
1. FIRST SERIES
2. SECOND SERIES
THE CLARKE FAMILY
CHILDHOOD DREAMS
THE IMPORTANCE OF THOROUGHNESS
THE BAND FEVER
3. THIRD SERIES
ERNEST TAKES UP THE TUBA
THE CALL TO CANADA
THE MUSIC GERM AT WORK
4. FOURTH SERIES
AMATEUR ADVANCEMENT
SOME IMPORTANT LESSONS
THE CORNET CONQUERS
5. FIFTH SERIES
BRANCHING OUT A BIT
A HARD-EARNED THREE DOLLARS
THE OBSESSING CORNET
6. SIXTH SERIES
"KNOCKING OFF" AN OPPORTUNITY
THE MOMENTOUS TRY-OUT
A GREAT BANDMASTER
MY BEGINNING AS A BANDSMAN
7. SEVENTH SERIES
BAND DUTY IN FULL REGIMENTALS AND BELOW ZERO
I AGE RAPIDLY
PRIDE SUSTAINS
8. EIGHTH SERIES
A BIT OF BOYISH POPULARITY
AN EMBOUCHURE EXPERIENCE
MERCANTILE VERSUS THE MUSICAL
9. NINTH SERIES
RESUMPTION OF THE STORY
RETURN TO HEALTH
A PAID PROFESSIONAL PERFORMER
10. TENTH SERIES
I RE-ENTER SCHOOL
A NEW TECHNIC REVEALED
I TRY TO FATHOM THE SECRET
11. ELEVENTH SERIES
CHANGING THE BASIC FOUNDATION
A TORCHLIGHT TEST
FROM TORCHLIGHTS TO FOOTLIGHTS
12. TWELFTH SERIES
PATIENCE, PERSEVERANCE AND PERSISTENCE
I GET TIPS FROM ROGERS
ARRANGING AS AN AID TO STUDY
BRASS QUARTET BECOMES CHURCH CHOIR
MAKING MONEY THROUGH MUSIC
13. THIRTEENTH SERIES
I PURCHASE A NEW HORN
LED BY THE GREAT LIGHTS
I DEVELOP BOTH STYLES
14. FOURTEENTH SERIES
I SUCCUMB TO MY FATHER'S LOGIC
I TAKE STOCK
AN UNEXPECTED HONOR
15. FIFTEENTH SERIES
WE DO NOT GO TO WAR
"TRYING IT ON THE DOG"
THE QUESTION OF LIVING
16. SIXTEENTH SERIES
A SUDDEN CHANGE IN THE MUSIC TIDE
I BEGIN SERIOUSLY TO STUDY THE VIOLA
SUMMER BRINGS EXTRA WORK
A NEW IDEA IS BORN
17. SEVENTEENTH SERIES
STRUGGLES TOWARD PERFECTION
MY CAUSTIC CRITIC AGAIN
I PLAY UNDER A FAMOUS MAN
18. EIGHTEENTH SERIES
THE CONTEST AT EVANSVILLE
OVERWHELMED BY APPLAUSE
ONLY SCHOOL BAND CONTESTS NOW
19. NINETEENTH SERIES
A STRIKE IS CALLED
MR. BRUSH TO THE RESCUE
BUSINESS POSITIONS SCARCE
A WORSE BARK THAN BITE
MY CAREER AS SOLOIST BEGINS
20. TWENTIETH SERIES
IGNORING FACTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
A GOOD PRACTICE STUNT
ODD TIME FILLED WITH ARRANGING
21. TWENTY-FIRST SERIES
I KEEP ADDING TO MY WORK
I STUDY HARMONY
POSSIBILITIES IN MUSIC ENDLESS
22. TWENTY-SECOND SERIES
MORE WORK THAN TIME
MANY ROADS TO ROME
23. TWENTY-THIRD SERIES
I ORGANIZE A TRIO
I EXPERIENCE QUALMS
24. TWENTY-FOURTH SERIES
MR. GILMORE SAYS, "GO ON"
THE FINAL TEST
I LEAVE, TREADING ON AIR
A. A synopsis of my career