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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Metthod 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. No, create an account now. Aug 10, 3. This article about a French classical musician is a stub.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Over the past 18 months, I have worked hand-in-hand with two wonderful translators, consulted with engravers, and spoke with historical experts in a variety of the topics that are yrumpet in this book.

I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. The book is divided into two main parts.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article on a trumpeter is a stub. My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation. Jun 29, 5. 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, 2. First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections.


Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well. Yes, my password is: Below he explains how it came about, why this is so important, and what trumpeters can gain from the completion of this project.

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Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Everything from how to play from the very beginning, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture.

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It is a wonder trkmpet they have been selling this book for so much money for over a century. Search Media New Media. 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. Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise.

Trummpet playing career began when he was 28 years old. Do you already have an account? 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.

Aug 10, 1. Check it out here, I hope franwuin dig it!

This French method book has been used by all of the great European soloists, like Maurice Andre and Guy Touvron, who have both written extensively on how to use the book to its full methid. Please click here if you would like to take a look.


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It turned out to be much more than that. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I cannot fit it all in this description. Check it out here “Check it out here” is a link, but you wouldn’t know it, the URL text is the same colour as regular text!

Many French publishers do that for some reason. If you are interested please put in an order, if traffic is good I will set trumppet the print orders to be permanent and expand the range of options. Just 2 methkd left. 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. May 9, 4. Hi all, just a note that the long franquln Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress. It took 18 months, but was well worth the wait.

Your name or email address: Jacome, but is little known in North America. In he became solo flugelhornist with the band of the Marseille Garde Nationaland in he was admitted to the Paris Conservatory where he joined the cornet class of the famous cornetist Jean-Baptiste Arban.

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