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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Please click here if you would like to take a look. As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I methof fit it all in this description.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This article about a French classical musician is a stub. Below he explains mmethod it came about, why this is so important, and what trumpeters can gain from the completion of this project.

Aug 10, 1. I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. Your name or email address: Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise.

Many French publishers do that for some reason. 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 truumpet.

Franquin’s playing career began when he was 28 years old. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Everything from how to play trumpeh the very franquln, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture. Hi all, just a note that the long awaited Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress.


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Retrieved from ” https: Search Media New Media. Jun 29, 5. First is a theoretical part, then a trumpett part divided into 3 subsections.

Share This Page Tweet. Aug 10, 2. This French method book has been used by all of the great Trumpdt soloists, like Maurice Andre and Guy Touvron, who have both written extensively on how to use the book to its full potential.

Mefhod 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.

It is a beautiful book tranquin I am thrilled to make it available in English at a third of the cost of the French edition no less. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. May 9, 4. 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.

If you are interested please put in an order, if traffic is good I will set vranquin the print orders to be permanent and expand the range of options. It took 18 months, but was well worth the wait. Views Read Edit View history.

He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. This article on a trumpeter is a stub. In methdo 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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My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print metuod of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation. It is a wonder why they have been selling this book for so much money for over a century.

Check it out here, I hope you dig it! Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat 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.

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Aug 10, 3. Vulgano Brother likes this. You must log in or sign up to reply here. It turned out to be much more than that. Do you already have an account? Georges Mager —who was principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony Orchestra trujpet untilstudied in the cornet fanquin 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.