French Horn - warm-up exercises & pieces

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Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or get even more out of it with the accompanying Practice Book.

Start with this short video:

Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or with the accompanying Practice Book.

Before you start, watch this short video to check that you’re holding your instrument correctly:

Start Here

On this page you’ll find warm-ups and practice pieces. Level C, for absolute beginners, comes first, and if you get to the end of Level A at the bottom of the page, you’ll have reached Grade 1 standard.

Use this website on its own, or get even more out of it with the accompanying Practice Book.

Start with this short video:

Before you start, watch this to check that you’re holding your instrument correctly:

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner. The fingering is shown above the stave.

Music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up Going Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner. The fingering is shown above the stave.

Music score

When you can play the final piece of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up Going Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other

Practice Pieces – Level C

These are the easy ones – start here if you’re a complete beginner. The fingering is shown above the stave.

Music score

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level B.

Warm-ups for Level C
C1 – Take 1
C2 – CBB’S
C3 – Let’s Take a Rest
C4 – 3 Note Stroll
C5 – Going Up Going Down
C6 – Suogan
C7 – Test – Talking to Each Other
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level B:

A Music score.

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level B:

A Music score.

When you can play the final piece of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level B

These are a bit harder.

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level B:

A Music score.

When you can play the test piece at the end of this section, you’ll be ready to move on to Level A.

Warm-ups for Level B
B1 – If You’re Feeling Sad
B2 – Pease Pudding
B3 – Peaceful Harmonies
B4 – Old MacDonaldish
B5 – Once a Man
B6 – Harvest Moon
B7 – Test – Oh When the Saints
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level A:

A music score.
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – test – stepping out
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level A:

A music score.
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – test – stepping out
A french horn

Practice Pieces – Level A

These are the hardest ones – when you can play these, you’ll be ready to take your Grade 1!

These are the notes and fingering you’ll need for Level A:

A music score.
Warm-ups for Level A
A1 – Z Cars
A2 – All the Leaves
A3 – My Bonnie
A4 – Lost Mouse
A5 – Chorale
A6 – Moving About
A7 – test – stepping out