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French Horn Humour…

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Valved Bavarian Post Horn

These photographs are from the collection of Whelden Merritt, as is the explanatory text. This is very rare, it is a Bavarian post horn with valves. Here is a picture of it being played by a Bavarian Postillion.

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Wow!

A young Carrie Fisher watching her mother, Debbie Reynolds, perform! RIP both… Carrie Fisher (21/10/1956 -27/12/2016), Debbie Reynolds (1/4/1932 -28/12/2016) Debbie Reynolds with a French horn! Yes, I am assured she played for real…

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French Horn Humour!

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Trumpet News !

A comment from uber horn player David Pigott on seeing the above, “… With my blocked ears I could do with one of these immediately!”

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Brendan’s Latest Solo Project… NOT JUST A TRUMPET!

‘NOT JUST A TRUMPET!’ This concert will be a first for me. Just me and a trumpet versus the audience. No piano, no organ, no orchestra. Just me! It will take place on MONDAY NOVEMBER 23rd, 8pm in the brand new MUSIC ROOM … Continue reading

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French Horn Humour…

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Blowing Your Own Trumpet…

To blow your own trumpet The origin of this expression takes places during the Middle Ages in villages when heralds attracted attention of all citizens blowing a horn or a trumpet in order to announce that kings, artists and merchants … Continue reading

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Today’s Office…

Today was a day off for the rest of the RLPO. Not so for the brass section. We headed off for Knowsley to play an evening concert at Halewood Academy to play Carols with choirs from seven schools, two drama … Continue reading

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Busy Day At The Office…

Monday was a busy day for Chris Morley (Bumper French Horn), Simon Cowen (Section Leader Trombone) and myself. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra had a day off but, as they say, there is no rest for the wicked! Our trio … Continue reading

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