Random Monday: Cases, Onions and Needlepoint


  • Ravel’s horn
    This one – a Ravel is advertised as being in F. I wonder if that is major or minor?
  • Carrying a case on an elevator
    This story from The Onion made me laugh. I wonder how many horn players have been in this place?

Well. Strictly speaking, the ‘french horn’, since the 70’s, is correctly simply called the ‘horn’, as decided by some horn society or other.

Random videos

Trombonist Michael Mulcahy in a brief interview and a fabulous performance.

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This is a great way to get the word out on those audition etudes. The player is a Texas A&M-Kingsville student – which I think is a brilliant way to demonstrate that yes these are playable.

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A snapshot of what many parents are probably listening to at home these days.

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Jeff Nelsen has a new Brahms Trio recording. This is a nice way to advertise it on YouTube.

University of Horn Matters