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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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 mrthod certainly methd with several of his successful students.

Just click here and choose Print from the dropdown box. Just 2 days left. The book is divided into two main parts. Jacome, but is little known in North America. Aug 10, 3. Search Media New Media.

Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b. He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. Franquin Method Translation Complete! Vulgano Brother likes this.

I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. Franquin’s playing career franqun when he was 28 years old. It turned out to be much more than that.

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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. 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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It is a beautiful book and I am thrilled to make it available in English at franquni third of the cost of the French edition no less. My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation. Retrieved from ” https: Aug 10, 1.

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Your name or email address: 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Share This Page Tweet. Hi all, just a note that trumpeg long awaited Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Everything from how to play from the very beginning, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts on breathing, attack, and posture. It is a wonder why they have been selling this book for so much money for over a century.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I cannot fit it all in this description. 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.

Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise. Jun 29, 5. No, create an account now.


This Ftanquin 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 potential. Our goal was to maintain the integrity of the source publication as emthod as possible, while creating a translation that will bring this wonderful grand method to a new generation of trumpeters.

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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. 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! 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.

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.

May 9, 4. First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections. This article about a French classical musician is a stub. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Many French publishers do that for some reason.