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Take A Big Breath!

  One of many cartoon drawings by Peter Bond, trumpeter with the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Watch out for Peter’s new book on trumpet technique. Due soon…

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Original Edition First Page…

It is interesting to note that this famous tome appears to have been written for military use.

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Professional Musician Humour…

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Happy New Year!

Have a great 2017 folks!

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Amazing! How A Wooden Trumpet Is Made…

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Musical Humour!

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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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Andrew Manze And The RLPO…

The RLPO have been working with the renowned international British conductor, Andrew Manze for the last two weeks. Andrew is always eagerly anticipated. His musicianship, scholarship, expertise and wonderful manner with musicians is always an absolute pleasure. What a joy! … Continue reading

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Somewhere nice to sit in the garden…

We have been sadly lacking a nice place to sit and enjoy our garden. Someone gave me a bench sometime ago, because the wood was all rotten and it was ‘no longer safe to sit on’. I ripped off all … Continue reading

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Mozart As A Child…

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