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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Merri Franquin – Wikipedia

Vulgano Fraquin likes this. You must log in or sign up to reply here. 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. No, create an account now.

Yes, my password is: Jun 29, 5. Jacome, but is little known in North America. As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I cannot fit it all in this description.

In he became solo flugelhornist with the band of the Marseille Garde Trumletand in he was admitted to the Paris Conservatory where he joined the cornet class of the famous cornetist Jean-Baptiste Arban.


He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. The book is divided into two main parts.

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.

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.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Franquin Method Translation Complete! Aug 10, 2.

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Do you already have an account? It is a wonder why they have been selling this book for so much money for over a century. My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation. Many French publishers do that for some reason. Aug 10, 3.

First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections. 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. Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b. Check it out here, I hope you dig it!

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from ” https: It turned out to be much more than that. 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.


Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well. I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. Below he explains how it came about, why this is so important, and what trumpeters can gain from the completion of this project. 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!

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Everything from how to play from the very beginning, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Your name or email address: 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.

Franquin Method Translation Complete!

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