Category Archives: The Trumpet o-iii<O

I have been fascinated by anything to do with Trumpets for as long as I can remember. I have been in love with the sound and look of the trumpet all my life. Articles can be found here on The History, Technique, and Performance. News from The World of the Trumpet. Interesting trivia about this instrument and links to many of the world’s best exponents. Opportunities for discussion are also to be found within this forum. I hope you find the information on here useful and entertaining. Why not visit my static trumpet page also – click on ‘The Trumpet’ at the top of the page.

Good Posture Is Essential…

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An Old One, I Know; But Here It Is Again…

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The Arutunian Trumpet Concerto By The Original Performer…

Rare recording from 1951 of the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutunian by Aikaz Messiayan, to whom the piece is dedicated!

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Practice…

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Beautiful Keyed Bugle By Charles Joseph Sax

Charles-Joseph Sax (1790-1865), the father of Adolphe Sax, made this B-flat keyed bugle in his Brussels workshop in 1842. Since Charles was trained not only as an instrument maker, but also as a joiner and cabinet maker, it is likely … Continue reading

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Even Lady Gaga Is Getting In On The Act…

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Herb Alpert – Going Strong At 80 Years Old…

HERB ALPERT – STILL GOING STRONG AT 80 HERB ALPERT AND HIS FAMOUS TRUMPET PHOTO BY GERRY WERSH – ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY ELLIOT STEPHEN COHEN “To me the Arts are the catalyst to having a fulfilling life,” says Herb … Continue reading

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Pay peanuts…

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Billie Holiday With Trumpet…

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The RLPO Trumpet Section…

From left to right – Rhys Owens, Paul Marsden and Brendan Ball.

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