Merri Franquin ( – ) left a significant legacy to the art of trumpet playing. A student of J.-B. Arban, Franquin authored a substantial method book, wrote. I already own a lot of the mainstream books for classical trumpet playing. I think the Franquin method is great, and I’d recommend it highly. Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin was a French trumpeter, cornetist, and flugelhornist who was professor of trumpet at the Conservatoire de Paris Franquin’s book, Methode Complète de la Trompette Moderne de Cornet a Pistons et de Bugle.

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A more modern form of this instrument was introduced to American symphony orchestras by Georges Magerand it remains very much in popular use in the United States. It is a beautiful book and I am thrilled to make it available in English at a third of the cost of the French edition no less.

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Vulgano Brother likes this. Just 2 days left. Our goal was to maintain the integrity of the source publication as much as possible, while creating a translation that will bring this wonderful grand method to a new generation of trumpeters. Georges Mager —who was principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from untilstudied in the cornet class under Joseph Mellet, but seems to have been influenced as well by the teachings of Franquin; Mager may have studied with him informally and certainly worked with several of his successful students.

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He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. Search Media New Media.

Franquin Method Translation Complete!

Check it out here, I hope you dig it! Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise. I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation.

Everything from how to play from the very beginning, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture. Do you already have an account? Retrieved from ” https: Jacome, but is little known in North America. Just click here and choose Print from the dropdown box. Franquin’s playing career began when he was 28 years old.

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Aug 10, 3. Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b. These are followed by studies in flexibility, intervals, legato playing, high range, lots of transposition, studies, reading exercises, excerpts from solos and orchestral works, and much much more. Aug 10, 1. Franquin Method Translation Complete!


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This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well. Your name or email address: First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Franquin’s most notable accomplishment while at the Paris Conservatory was his push for the C Trumpet to replace the low F trumpet as a more versatile orchestral instrument.

The book is divided into two main parts. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If you are interested please put in an order, if traffic is good I will set up the print orders to be permanent and expand the range of options.

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Hi all, just a note that the long awaited Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress.