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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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A blog I follow by a former student (from when I was on the summer faculty of the Brevard Music Center) is Zen and...

Richard Merewether writes at length about horn design in The horn, the horn… Merewether was for many years also a professional hornist in Australia...

This fall the ASU CMENC chapter had a project to record the AMEA (Arizona Music Educators Association) all-state audition etudes. They are now online,...

Random rumblings and ramblings. Taking social media seriously For any non-profit organization using social media, the old axiom of "build it and they will come" does...

A question came in about mouthpieces, as in should you use a big mouthpiece on a big horn and a small mouthpiece on a...

Continuing our look at some of the standard works horn players perform often from the nineteenth century our next topic is the Wagner tuba....

This week a focus for me has been preparing the first of the three sessions I will present at the upcoming International Horn Symposium,...

Continuing from Part I. While working as a temp at a technology education center this summer, I worked with their goals and rationale of their...
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