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Developing a Beautiful Brass Sound Joe NeislerIllinois State University2014 This discussion was developed for horn students, but works well for all brass. Sound is the first thing we notice and the last thing we remember about any performance. Tone is the most important aspect of our playing. Every note we play demonstrates our sound, good or bad. Our sou ...
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Choosing an Artist French Horn by Louis Stout It is more difficult to choose a fine French horn than any other instrument in the brass family. There is a twofold reason for this. First, the French horn plays the most important role of any instrument in the brass family so far as the symphonic repertoire is concerned. As a member of the brass family the Fre ...
Stopped Horn: Technique for French Horn by Dr. Lin Foulk Play Video ...
The Tuning Slide Stops Here! There's no longer any excuse for having a French horn that's out of tune This is a subject on which players can never seem to get enough information. Some are unsure where the main tuning slide is located; others think there should be a Bb tuning slide located someplace on the instrument. There are even experienced players who ...
Horn Recording Collection The Horn, formerly known as the French Horn, is an important part of any successful wind ensemble.  The highly intelligent and cerebral student that is drawn to the horn should be tickled by this CD, Bavarian Horn, as performed by Eldon Matlick, professor of horn at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Symphony hornist.&nbs ...
Beginning French Horns: Five Tips to Save Your Sanity By Mike Pearce, Littleton, CO Do you have trouble finding and keeping French horn players in your elementary or middle school band? Do you have some trying to play horn but they drive you crazy? There may be practical things you can do to make life easier for both you and them. 1. Recruit for success ...