In six books, Maxime Alphonse provides 200 progressive studies for the horn. The fourth volume of Two Hundred New Melodic and Gradual Studies is essential to intermediate level horn players seeking to improve their technique on the instrument. Alphonse's studies focus on elements including tempo, rhythm, articulation, rests, dynamics, syncopation, breath control and neatness, among other musical aspects. Compiled in 1924, Alphonse's Two Hundred New Melodic and Gradual Studies has enhanced the studies of many prolific horn players. With detailed instruction for each exercise, this Alphonse book is versatile and crucial to the progress of any horn player.