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 ...
On April 2nd, 2021, the documentary American Masters — "Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story" premiered on PBS. Watch it here at Trumpet Magazine, and see what Doc himself tells us exclusively about it.
We tell you the story of this young Spanish trumpeter who has achieved his highest professional aspiration (and that of many trumpeters): taking the chair of Adolph Herseth in the Chicago Symphony. Don’t miss this inspiring report.
Paul Merkelo, Principal Trumpet of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, shares what first inspired him as a musician, juggling a solo and orchestral career and much more in this exclusive interview.
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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