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1. A complete method for trumpet and cornet written by french cornetist Jea-Baptiste Arban in 1864. It contains hundreds of the most commonly known studies for trumpet and cornet, as well as several of the most famous cornet solos ever written. It is considered by many to be the most definative book for studying the trumpet.

2. A book that you will become all to familiar with if you chose to study the trumpet through college, and will sap away at your social life.
1. After spending hours alone in a practice room with the arban's book, the trumpeter was able to play through his jury piece with ease.

2. "Hey, do you want to go out tonight?"

"Sorry man, I have to go work on the Arban's book."
by jpdtrmpt72 September 06, 2009
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