Méthode complète de Cornet à Pistons for the Cornet, Trumpet or Saxhorn, composed by Guillaume Balay is a method for beginners in two volumes and one of the most complete for these instruments.
This second volume follows the first, introducing major and minor scales in the first chapter. The next two chapters develop what has been learned on liaisons and rhythm. Finally, it brings up chromatic scales, other rhythms and style studies.
With this Méthode complète de Cornet à Pistons Volume 2, the method should be complete and the beginner should master the establishment of the notes and rhythms while obtaining a qualitative sonority.
Guillaume Balay (1871-1943) is a French soloist and composer. As a member of the military, he was the Head of Music for the Republican Guard and composed many chamber music and solo music pieces, for Cornets and other Wind instruments. He was also a respected music teacher.