Arban at the Opera

This blog post consists of links to online resources for the lecture recital at the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference on June 2, 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the presentation at the Third International Historic Brass Society Symposium at New York University on July 13, 2017. Enjoy!

Arban quote


Arban and His Method — iOs App

Eric Bolvin’s Arban Manual — on

Several Arban resources (different methods and solos) — on

Arban/Conforzi: Fantasia on Bizet’s Carmen — on

Arban/Bovinette: Dramatic Masterpieces for the Cornetist —

arr. Bovinette: 15 Selections from Arban’s Art of Phrasing (Trumpet & Piano) —



Arban’s Complete Conservatory Method (Carl Fischer 1893 Edition) — on

Arban’s original Art of Phrasing (L’art de phraser) — on

Arban’s Fourteen Fantasias on Verdi Operas — on

Arban/Rollinson: Method for Cornet (JW Pepper 1879 Edition) — on



Verdi: La traviata (E strano … Ah, fors e lui … Sempre libera) — Anna Netrebko

Rossini: La cenerentola (Non piu mesta) — Cecilia Bartoli

Bellini: Norma (Casta Diva) — Renee Fleming

Bellini: Norma (Complete Opera) — Casta Diva (32:00) … Ah, bello (38:00)

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