Some of today's top composers contributed to this fabulous collection of etudes for the developing baritone player. Well-conceived exercises highlight the characteristic features of the instrument. This important addition to baritone pedagogy includes a CD recording with Steven Mead demonstrating a professional tone and technique. Contributing composers include: Jan Van der Roost, Allen Vizzutti, Jacob de Hann, Stephen Bulla, James Curnow and others. If you have a student ready to reach for the next level of performance, this book is a great place to start.