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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...

One of the big, important topics of horn playing is tonguing. A new video making the rounds this weekend is the newest episode of Sarah´s Music,...
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Many times, less is more. If you are looking to fix a problem, a plan of action is required. Aggressively attacking a problem without a...

When I can make it I like to get to ASU Band Day. I went last year, and reported on it in 2006 as well....

Some time back I had a post on placement of horn sections on stage, but I don’t believe that I have ever posted about...

Sometimes you just suck. Its one of those days where one or more things are not going right. It could be a physical problem -...

In a few weeks Horn Matters will be hitting its third-year anniversary. To celebrate this, the new University of Horn Matters, and other future projects, we have...

This week we really have much more to cover than could possibly be covered in one week. Fortunately, most of this general content spills...

It has been a while since I last visited the archive of posts from the original HTML Horn Notes Blog. This post dates all...

Back from hiatus In addition to putting the horn in closet this summer, I also took a break from writing at Horn Matters. For myself, taking a...
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