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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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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...

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...
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One of the goals of this course is to prepare graduate students for comprehensive exams. One typical question asked in those exams involves outlining...

Continuing our series of brief reviews we have two 2014 CD releases to close out the year. First up alphabetically is a recording of double...

A look behind-the-scenes * In this video the Star Wars character Darth Vader takes on the role of orchestra conductor. But instead of a baton...

In the world of horn there have been few that made as much impact as Philip Farkas (1914-1992). The Art of French Horn Playing...

It is amazing how much is out there now on YouTube. This week a student pointed me toward a great find, Beethoven's Eroica, a...

Even when working from a critical edition of the Mozart horn concertos, one should bear in mind that at least of some dynamics and articulations...

Back a few years ago I wrote (at some professional risk) a number of items on the mellophone, including an article on mellophone mouthpiece...

As I think back on it many summers I have had a “project” of some sort. This summer I plan to play quite a...
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