With the founding of the Cappella Coloniensis in 1954 by the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) in Cologne, historically informed performance style was adopted by the modern orchestral scene. (Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s Concentus Musicus had preceded this group by one year.) The orchestra’s instrumentation was copied from that of the Dresden court orchestra ...
Tine Thing Helseth: “I Want to Be a Role Model for Young Girls Wanting to Take up the Trumpet, to Show That Equality Is Important and Everyone Should Be Judged Solely on Their Playing”
In this interview for Trumpet Magazine, Tine Thing Helseth talks about a little bit of everything: how she has dealt with these pandemic times, her career, her projects, her life… Amazing!
You shouldn't miss this in-depth interview with Reinhold Friedrich in which we talk about many trumpet-related issues: his career, his advice, his approach to music... Quite valuable.
In this article, I provide suggestions for how brass players can improve their playing by developing their imagination. I present practical examples of how I have developed my own imagination and how I have helped students develop theirs in order to improve their performance. These examples include methods for clarifying ...
Analyzing the Use of the Trumpet as a Means of Communication Within the Army, In Terms of the Philosophical Thought of Thomas Aquinas
Acknowledgements: This post is dedicated to my beloved trumpet teacher, Mr. Spyrogiannis Alexandratos, as well as to the Greek Armed Forces. The trumpet as a musical instrument has been associated with military life since ancient times. In both peace and war periods, the trumpet calls sound in the ears ...
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This app is an excellent tool for musicians of all levels and instruments. It has unique features such as orchestra and piano accompaniment that allow you to enjoy trumpet during the lockdown.