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Tilt, the Secret to Mid-Low Range Power

People are always looking for horn secrets. One difficult range for many players is the “cash register” just below the staff, getting the notes...

Book Excerpt: Playing More Musically

Every so often I get a big idea. A recent one was to update the best of my publications into new editions and sell...

Blog: Facebook, and Horn Makers, Dealers, and Publishers

When Horn Matters was starting out in 2009, our articles, posted to Facebook, went out to a large number of people on their news...

Orchestra 101: A New Publication on Auditions and Orchestral Playing

Horn Matters readers may recall Orchestra 101, a series of over 20 articles looking at the positives and negatives of freelancing and orchestral playing as...

Stepping Up Your Mozart Horn Concerto Performance

A recent master class with Javier Bonet at ASU brought up some great topics in relation to Mozart 3, with the following two main...

Mailbag: Tuning Various Models of Double Horns

This very good question just recently came in, from a music educator: I am seeking any resources on French horn tuning, including diagrams with slides...

And now, A Mello Catechism, third edition

Of all my publications, I think the one that has mystified the most people has been the mellophone book. I even thought about dropping...

Now available: The Low Horn Boot Camp, second edition

Continuing the series of updated editions, today the focus is on the updated and expanded second edition of The Low Horn Boot Camp. The...

Playing the Wagner Tuba, second edition, on Amazon

A very steady seller in the Horn Notes Edition line of publications for many years now has been Playing the Wagner Tuba, a Handbook...

Available on Amazon: Playing Natural Horn Today, second edition

The third of six new editions of books by John Ericson is now out, the second edition of Playing Natural Horn Today. Updated for...