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Recently received was a question from Pierre-Antoine Tremblay (website here). He had very recently recorded Reinecke's 1906 Trio for horn, clarinet and piano on...

Working on notes for this CD project I realized that the dates given in IMSLP for B. Ed. Müller can’t possibly be correct. Their...

Unless you have been living under a virtual rock you should have noted all the online chatter from the 47th International Horn Symposium, which was held last...

Today the final of this series of brief reviews is of not one but two new CDs featuring Anneke Scott performing a wide variety of...

Up today we have two great CDs from Iowa horn professors, both of them showing clearly that they are excellent models for their students. Professors put together...

Next week the world of horn social media should be dominated by news from the biggest event of the year, the 47th International Horn...

Back almost five years ago I posted a brief review of a product called "finger pads." These are sold as an alternate to soldering...

These PDF, public domain low horn etudes are extracted from Volume IV the Große theortisch-praktische Horn-Schule of Josef Schantl (1842-1902). Originally published in 1904, the best known...
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The pros and cons Last Friday, Archibald Noodlefish's rant raised a question - is it possible to to be like an amateur and a professional...

Wrong place, wrong question Yahoo Answers are an endless source of entertainment (click the image at right). My advice? The Yahoo search engine would be a...

As a part of the continuing series of changes and enhancements to my old Horn Articles Online site (within the ASU Horn Studio site),...

I was recently pointed to the Lawson Horns website looking for some information in their print publications on trying mouthpieces and leadpipes, but those...

You have been trying mouthpieces lately? Yes, the post last week is correct, I am trying mouthpieces, and over the years I have tried lots...

This past week I enjoyed a chance to hear a community concert. It was a reminder of the type of community music making, audience...

An inside look into a successful rarity in the chamber music world. Established in 1982 by four replanted Americans who perform and teach in Europe,...

Another classic revisited and revamped.* Nighthawks (1942) by Edward Hopper is among the most famous of American artworks. Four people are depicted in an...
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