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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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NOTE: SEE UPDATE AT END OF POST. Over the weekend I saw a link to an article on a performance of the Brahms trio...

A new inductee into the "Hubie" Hall of Fame. UPDATE: Sept. 9, 2009. Link updated. This site has been around for a while, but I discovered...

One of the projects this semester is to develop a great, professional resume. To prepare this document there is an excellent guide put out...

The standard line for many teachers is single F horn is the best for beginners, traditional tone, etc. Is this pedagogical approach stuck in...

Buying a horn there are a lot of questions to weigh and consider, especially for the more advanced player. Regular readers know that I...

Will I get a job before I graduate? This is the time of year that music professors get a lot of questions from prospective students. ...The...

Earlier this week, I received a message from Bob Watt, the inventor of the Watt Lifter. (Be sure to read up on Mr. Watt's...

The final bars of Stravinsky's Firebird. When it came to international copyrights composer Igor Stravinsky had to be a shrewd businessman. At the time he...
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