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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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Creative enterprise comes in many forms, and research/scholarship is certainly a type of creative enterprise impacted by copyright. “Back in the day,” writing my DM...

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

Want to kill creative enterprise? One great way to do this is to illegally reproduce copyrighted music and recordings. One of the ways people will...

Students need to clearly realize that creative enterprise is funded by copyright protection, and that sharing musical files (print or audio) is really a...

“Creative Enterprise” is a major buzz phrase in the musical world today, and relates generally to the idea that you want to actually make...

Recently I had a realization that so far as I can tell I don’t recall seeing a warm-up routine described in any horn publication...

Continuing this brief series on the F horn and the 19th century, spending close to two months mostly playing the F horn on period solo...

One of the big, important topics of horn playing is tonguing. A new video making the rounds this weekend is the newest episode of Sarah´s Music,...
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Another article from the original HTML Horn Notes Blog, dated 2/3/05, on a timeless topic. One of the advantages of studying with a competent horn...

Ever wonder how the teacher of Farkas warmed up? Tonal Flexibility Studies for French Horn by William Mercier gives some clear insights. Cleaning the office...

For today we have two new horn CDs with two word titles, For You and Our Time. First up is For You. Horn Matters readers...

A roundup reflecting on things read over the week. Wizard of Oz Justin Locke provides a very interesting analysis of the Wizard of Oz Story. It...

As a horn teacher I have seen quite a few students with various issues with the left hand and arm. I have had some...

Among recent E-mail was a request from a member of an amateur horn quartet. They have a good library of transcriptions for quartet but...

This week we have a variety of topics to cover, generally related to solo performance and orchestral playing. As to the orchestral side of...

After a bit of a hiatus we now continue the series of Hornmasters articles with more on the warm-up. This series has focused on...
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