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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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As part of ramping up toward the F horn recording project (series starts here) I realized that the crook I was using certainly left...

This week a legendary figure in the horn/music world passed away, Gunther Schuller. His name has come up in Horn Matters quite a few...

It took over two months but at this point I am fairly comfortable with playing a period single F horn. In part I of this...

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

Smoothing out the bumps. Practicing in extremes - going "outside of the lines" - can help to sharpen up a problem area so that it...

Last week, I posted a picture on Facebook sent to me from Tina Barkan. It was a snapshot of a humorous T-shirt from the...

For Harry Berv in A Creative Approach to the French Horn the double horn was the horn of choice. In school systems, single F and...

For younger students of the present day who are handed a copy of The Art of French Horn Playing to help them get a...

Random acts of humor. Horn virtuoso and conductor Anthony Halstead** and character actor Donald Pleasence* - separated at birth? Long-lost brothers? *best known as the quintessentially...

What was Munch screaming about? Was it the daily assault on our senses from media? The fear and anxiety of living in our modern age?...

UPDATE: 5/14/2010 - the score is embedded for easier viewing online. Open publication Download Part II Download Parts I and II in one large 7.5MB PDF file At...
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