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20th century horn favorites 3: Madsen

Last up in this brief series looking at some of my favorite works for the horn from the 20th century (all included in my...

20th century horn favorites 2: Schmid and Cooke

Continuing this brief series looking at 20th century works I chose to include on my Canto CD, next up is Im Tiefsten Walde, Op....

20th century horn favorites 1: Gliere and Nielsen

We all like good music, and a lot of wonderful music for the horn was composed in the 20th century. I have five favorites...

A look at the Danzi Sonata, Op. 28

On my Summit CD Canto, which recently was posted (legally) on YouTube in full, I included several works that I felt have not received...

A look at the Fantasie, Op. 2 of Franz Strauss

As noted in my recent article on the Theme and Variations, Op. 13, of Franz Strauss, in 2003 I released an album I titled...

A look at the Theme and Variations, Op. 13 of Franz...

Back in 2003 I released an album I titled Les Adieux, which included all the works of Franz Strauss for horn and piano that...

On the single F horn, part VIII: My new CD Rescued!,...

Back in 2015 I started posting articles (starting here) that lead up to this one-- the new CD is done! With special thanks to...

Copyright week, part IV: So where can you legally obtain horn...

Perhaps cramping your creative enterprise as a horn player is the fact that some music is not actually in the public domain and likely...

PDF Horn Duets from the Henri Kling Horn-Schule

Henri Kling (1842-1918) spent most of his career in Geneva, where he was professor of horn and solf├Ęge at the Geneva Conservatory from 1865...

PDF Duets and Etudes from the Otto Langey Tutor for French...

One of my strong interests is the history of horn pedagogy, and over the years I have accumulated quite a number of interesting horn...