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Horn Matters is an Open Educational Resource co-founded by John Ericson and Bruce Hembd. The mission of Horn Matters isto encourage, inspire, inform, and challenge horn players, and; to promote the best musical instrument ever, the French horn. (More.)

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There are a number of tuners out there that go beyond the old basic Korg tuner that has been so standard for years. Students...

The topic is published horn warmup routines and the guest is Dr. Alex Manners for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Alex recently...

Just out is a wonderful publication that will be of much interest to the horn community, Guide to the Solo Horn Repertoire by Linda...

The guest for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast is James Boldin. Horn professor at the University of Louisana at Monroe, the...

I won't be to the IHS event this summer and I am sure a lot of readers won't make it either. I have presented...

Until pretty recently virtually all French horn mouthpieces were made of brass (plated with a layer of silver or gold -- with a very...

Now out in the Horn Notes Video Podcast series are a pair of interviews with Rose French. The first one is on her new and...

Back in 2013 I produced a series of three videos that were to launch an idea I had, HornMattersTV. Of those videos, the one...

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In late 2012 I posted a review which I titled The Surprising Kelly MC Lexan Mouthpiece. Since that review was completed I have given the...

I did not report it here in Horn Matters but last year we were pleased to welcome a triple horn into the horn inventory...

Finally we get to some real horn playing, and this week is jam packed with information to consider in relation to your typical warm-up...

A reader (thank you!) sent a link to the video below, which features Gerhard Füssl on alphorn with Mnozil Brass. He is a trombonist...

Her dirty little secret. The famous painting Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is a pivotal work in the history of fine art. Very few...

I am not sure what the exact background was of authors E. C. Moore and A. O. Sieg but they certainly were practical band...

It has been a long while since a Golden Clam has been awarded and our honoree today most certainly deserves one in recognition of...

"Red Rot" is commonly used to refer to any reddish patch of corrosion on a copper-based alloy, such as brass. However, this loose usage...
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