Experienced bombarde with Philippe janvier



To perfect your Bombarde skills, Philippe Janvier suggests to constantly change the color of a tune by switching from a major to a minor mode or changing the degree.


You will also learn to master octave playing which often scares young “sonneurs”.


  • Switch from a major mode to a minor mode to change the tune's color.

  • Learn to switch to octave and upgrade the tune.

  • Master the D mode to diversify your style.

  • Explore all of the Bombarde's possibilities to play a tune.

  • Start at the 5th degree then at the 4th degree


  • Have a Bombarde in Bb
  • Master the basics of Bombarde

Videos for the course