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The Art of French Horn Playing by Philip Farkas, pub. Alfred


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A Great book with lots of insights. Sections include: How to hold the horn, The "right" embouchure, warm-ups, and the proper way to practice. 

With introductory text, instructional text, instructional photos, musical examples and standard notation. 

9x12 inches.

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.


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