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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Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well. Franquin’s playing career began when he frranquin 28 years old.

Everything from how to play from the very frabquin, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture. It turned out to be much more than that. I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. Just 2 days left. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Retrieved from ” https: This French method book has been used frnquin 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 potential.

Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise.

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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. 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.


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 covered in this book. Check it out here, I hope you dig it!

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Merri Franquin

This article about a French classical musician is a stub. Aug 10, 2. Aug 10, 3. Yes, my password is: The book is divided into two main parts. My friends, as a trial frznquin I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation.

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Hi all, just a note that the long awaited Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b. He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. 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. 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.


First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections. This article on a trumpeter is a stub. Below he explains how it came about, why this is so important, and what trumpeters can gain from the completion of this project. Vulgano Brother likes this.

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As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I cannot fit it all in this description. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Jun 29, 5.

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Share This Page Tweet. 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.

Franquin Method Translation Complete! Aug 10, 1. 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.