The Art of French Horn Playing
by Philip Farkas
Horn - Sheet Music

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Brass - French Horn Method or Collection; Method/Instruction. The Art of Series. Learn To Play. Instructional book. With introductory text, instructional text, instructional photos, musical examples and standard notation. 100 pages. Alfred Music #00-0021. Published by Alfred Music (AP.0021).

ISBN 9780874870213. UPC: 029156160123. 9x12 inches. English.

Philip Farkas is now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Music at Indiana University. In 1956, when Summy-Birchard published Farkas's book, he was a solo horn player for the Chicago Symphony and had similar positions with other orchestras, including the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Kansas City Conservatory, DePaul University, Northwestern University, and Roosevelt University in Chicago. This book offers help to students in learning to master their instrument and achieve their goals.

  • Choosing the Mouthpiece and Horn
  • Care and Maintenance of the Horn
  • Playing Position and Use of the Right Hand
  • Fingering and Tuning
  • Embouchure
  • Correct Breathing
  • Practice
  • Legato and Legato Tonguing
  • Tonguing
  • Staccato
  • Tone Quality
  • Musical Phrasing
  • Range
  • Endurance
  • Dynamic Range
  • Mouthpiece Pressure
  • Accuracy
  • Transposition
  • Lip Trills
  • Muting and Stopping the Horn
  • Miscellaneous Tips and Aids
  • Selected Etudes