Jean-Baptiste "Joseph" Arban

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Jean-Baptiste Arban is best known as a virtuoso cornet player who both championed his instrument and became an influential teacher in the proper methods of its performance technique. In addition, besides…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Variations on "Carnival of Venice," for trumpet 1864 Chamber Music Band Music
Carnival of Venice, for cornet/trumpet & piano/band 18?? Chamber Music Band Music
Fantasie Brillante, for cornet & ensemble Chamber Music
Variations on Themes from Verdi's "La Traviata, " for cornet & orchestra Concerto
Variations on a Theme from Bellini's "Norma, " for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Variations ona Tyrolean Song Vocal Music
Cavatina & Variations on themes from Nabucco Chamber Music
Etude characteristique No. 1 Chamber Music
La Cenerentola, air varie sur un air de Rossini for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Variations on Themes from Verdi's "Rigoletto" 1868 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Fantasie on Bellini's "Beatrice Di Tenda, " for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Caprice et variations, for saxohone & piano 1861 Chamber Music
Fantasy and Variations on "Actéon" for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Grand Solo de Cornet à Pistons, for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Fantasie on Bizet's "Carmen," for cornet Chamber Music
Fantasies (14) on Verdi Operas, for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Fantasie Miscellaneous (Classical)
Fantasy Brillante on themes from Sicilian Vespers
Fantasy on themes from Don Carlos for cornet & piano Chamber Music
Variations on a song "Vois-tu neige qui brille" (The Beautiful Snow), for cornet & piano Chamber Music
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