hit counter

Home Page

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.)

Siegfried's Call - Close the Gap
- - Please visit: Siegfried's Call - -

Most Recent Articles

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...
- - Please visit: PDF Library - -

Random Articles

Joining metal parts is critical for making and repairing your instrument, but most players don't know the terminology or the reasons for each type...

To close out the year for Horn Matters, we do check the stats and the below are the top 14 articles or pages on...

Over the next few weeks I will have a series of "pet peeve" posts. The first in this series is on foreign musical terms....

Among all the various classic horn mouthpieces made in the United States one that has had the most lasting interest and impact is the...

All you wanted to know about alphorn but were afraid to ask. The Wall Street Journal has published a detailed article, video and slideshow...

This poll is now closed * * * Both John and I have written a few articles recently on the topic of the name of our...

Among recent updates to my Horn Articles Online site was the restoration to the site an article on the use of the assistant first...

Our first day of brass juries is today--the semester is nearly over. In relation to that I have been speaking with a number of...
- - Please visit: University of Horn Matters - -