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Two Trumpet Legends…

Yesterday, I received the gift of a photo from the great John Gracie, recently retired Principal Trumpet of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The picture shows John (left), as guest Principal with the Philharmonia, sitting next to the legendary David … Continue reading

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Elgar Wasn’t One To Blow His Own Trombone!

An article by George Hamilton from The Irish Independent… 16 JANUARY 2010 Listening to the bold brass in Edward Elgar‘s five ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ marches, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the composer had a special affinity with the instruments in … Continue reading

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