The Bousquet 36 Celebrated Cornet Trumpet studies were the first studies I was introduced to after Arban. There is a lot of emphasis upon the lower register, and items such as triple tonguing that are not particularly popular nowadays. I am almost tempted to offer that low register playing is not particularly sought after these days. At any rate, I suggest you take good care of these studies, as they will serve you well!
The Author says: "The studies will be an excellent practice, especially for the lower register of the cornet, which is somewhat neglected in other Instructions books. It is recommended that the pupil should practice one of this Series of Studies now and then to repose his lips, and acquire facility in difficult fingering.
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The printed music can also be found in the St. Jacome Method Book.
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