Jean-Baptiste Arban  (1825-1889)
Last updated: 02.04.23
According to the Internet source given below, Joseph Jean-Baptiste Laurent Arban was a French cornetist, conductor, composer and pedagogue born in Lyon. He wasthe first famed virtuoso of the cornet à piston or valved cornet. He was influenced by Niccolò Paganini and his virtuosic technique on the violin and successfully proved that the cornet was a true solo instrument by developing virtuoso technique on the instrument.
url15.gif Jean-Baptiste Arban Biography by  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Brass Music CDs:
cd15.gif Arban Concert Brass Ensemble Twelve Celebrated Fantasies & Airs Varies flag15us.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Brass Sheet Music
98396.gifFourteen Characteristic Studies (Trombone(Baritone))smp_logo_88_white.gif
Softcover. 22 pages. ISBN 0825834864.
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music Publisher
95521.gifArban's Famous Method For Trombone (Trombone)smp_unav15.gif
Instructional book. ISBN 0825802547.
Arr./Editor: Charles L. Randall
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music Publisher
95341.gifComplete Conservatory Method (Bb Trumpet)smp_unav15.gif
378 pages. ISBN 0825803853.
Arr./Editor: Edwin Franko Goldman and Walter M. Smith
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music Publisher (CF.O21)