Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gabor Tarkovi Talks About Mahler Symphony 5!

… and now the Principal Trumpet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra playing the first movement of Mahler 5 in 2002 whilst in the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra… Fantastic!

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A Recording Session with Igor Stravinsky

I came across this amazing footage of a recording session, conducted by Igor Stravinsky, of The Soldier’s Tale from 1955. It was filmed by Columbia Records. I have just recently performed this 1917 work, on the cornet, with Ensemble 10.10 … Continue reading

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Ouch! That piece hurts!

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Libor Pesek – What a star!

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been enjoying the annual players’ party with a very special guest of honour. It is always a pleasure to have Libor Pesek return to Liverpool to conduct but an even greater pleasure to spend … Continue reading

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Seduced by the Dark side…

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Great trumpeters in unusual situations…

Here are some lovely shots of great trumpeters in unusual situations. I’m intending to add to this gallery substantially…

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How Band Students React to Feedback…

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Going Boldly Where no Tierce de Picard-ie has gone before…

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Team Work!

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I Don’t Like Your Tone…

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