The Arban Method, titled with some variation over the years as Arban's World Renowned Method for the Cornet and Arban's Complete Celebrated Method for the Cornet (French: La grande mthode complte de cornet piston et de saxhorn par Arban), is a complete pedagogical method for students of trumpet, cornet, and other brass instruments. The original edition was published by Jean-Baptiste Arban sometime before 1859 and has been reissued by multiple publishers, with notable revisions made by T.H. Rollinson published in 1879 by J.W. Pepper, Edwin Franko Goldman published in 1893 by Carl Fischer, and Claude Gordon published in 1982 also by Carl Fischer. It contains hundreds of exercises ranging from basic to advanced compositions, with later editions also including a selection of popular themes as solos and duets by various composers, and several original compositions by Arban including his famous arrangement of Carnival of Venice.
Michael Mulcahy, of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has edited this edition of the "Melodious Etudes" for trombone.In addition to the complete collection (all 120) of Bordogni's Vocalises, Mr. Mulcahy has added extensive text covering interpretation, style, natural and tongued legato and many other important topics.Clear, error-free notation, some advanced studies in tenor and alto clef, and several complete interpretations by Mr. Mulcahy, make this book the premier edition. d2c66b5586