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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The book is divided into two main parts.

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. Yes, my password is: Do franquon already have an account? It is a wonder why they have been selling this book for so much money for over a century.

Franquin’s most notable accomplishment while at the Paris Conservatory was his push for the C Trumpet to replace the low F trumpet as tumpet more versatile orchestral instrument. 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.

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. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Aug 10, 1. Setting out, it seemed that this job would be a trivial, albeit rewarding, translating exercise. Print books are available for libraries and personal use, and digital downloads are available as well.


Franquin Method Translation Complete!

Merri Franquin – Wikipedia

This article about a French classical musician is a stub. Aug 10, 2. Search Media New Media. If you are interested please put in an order, if traffic is good I will set up the print orders to trumpft permanent and franqukn the range of options.

It took 18 months, but was well worth the wait. Jacome, but is little known in North America. Please click here if you would like to take a look.

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 potential.

Vulgano Brother likes this. May 9, 4. Just 2 days left. 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. My friends, as a trial balloon I am offering some physical print copies of Merri Franquin’s trumpet method translation.

Retrieved from ” https: 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! Everything from how to play from the very beginning, holding the trumpet and mouthpiece placement, thoughts rrumpet breathing, attack, and posture.

Hi all, just a truumpet that the long awaited Merri Franquin Method Translation is now available at qPress. It turned out to be much more than that. Franquin’s playing career began when he was 28 years old.


As a method, it covers every possible area of trumpet playing to an extent that I cannot fit it all in this description. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Your name or email address: This article on a trumpeter is a stub. First is a theoretical part, then a practical part divided into 3 subsections. Share This Page Tweet. Aug 10, 3. Below he explains how it came about, why this is so important, and what trumpeters can gain from the completion of this project.

He was self-taught on cornet for four years before moving to Marseille. I am certain that this project is among the most important we have ever taken on at qPress. Views Read Edit View history.

Franquin Method Translation Complete!

Georges Mager —who was mmethod 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Check it out here, I hope you dig it!

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. Merri Jean Baptiste Franquin b.