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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.)

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There are a number of tuners out there that go beyond the old basic Korg tuner that has been so standard for years. Students...

The topic is published horn warmup routines and the guest is Dr. Alex Manners for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Alex recently...

Just out is a wonderful publication that will be of much interest to the horn community, Guide to the Solo Horn Repertoire by Linda...

The guest for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast is James Boldin. Horn professor at the University of Louisana at Monroe, the...

I won't be to the IHS event this summer and I am sure a lot of readers won't make it either. I have presented...

Until pretty recently virtually all French horn mouthpieces were made of brass (plated with a layer of silver or gold -- with a very...

Now out in the Horn Notes Video Podcast series are a pair of interviews with Rose French. The first one is on her new and...

Back in 2013 I produced a series of three videos that were to launch an idea I had, HornMattersTV. Of those videos, the one...

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Cleveland on strike After 30 years without any work stoppages, the musicians in Cleveland are on strike. Considering our current economic climate in America, a...

It has been pins and needles here in my corner of the world. Contract negotiations between Arizona Opera and the musicians have been a roller...

More comedy from Yahoo Answers Using YA for questions like this is a waste of time but it does offer some classic moments. Seriously, getting better,...

Memories from the womb I have always wondered what goes on with a pregnant horn player and the child inside. Apparently at 5 months, the...

Cleveland musicians in IU residency Students at Indiana University were treated to a chamber concert of Cleveland Orchestra musicians that included music for brass and...

Along with oiling valves and lubricating slides, cleaning the instrument should be a regular part of a player's regimen. The leadpipe and mouthpiece especially...

One thing I have been thinking about lately is the topic of equipment and fingering choices in relation to orchestral and solo horn playing. Most...

At the upcoming international horn symposium I will be presenting a session titled “A Horn like Dennis Brain Played.” On it I will be...
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