August Prée wrote these etudes out of necessity, for he felt that there was a lack of material with which hornists could fully develop the low-end of their registers. From the forward, exclusively available in English here at qPress, Prée writes, “Despite the extent of the technical difficulties in the lowest register of the French horn, there are still no sufficient studies to develop these skills.”
The studies contained within this book contain themes from popular chamber music pieces, symphonies, and operas. You can count on beautiful melodies inspired by such masterworks as Beethoven’s Sonata for Horn and Piano and Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte.
The first couple studies are available for you to try for free to the left. Once you do, click above for an immediate PDF download of the entire book.