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 ...
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.
The new album by Paul Merkelo, including Russian trumpet concertos, was recorded in 2019 but has not yet been released due to the pandemic. You can now pre-order it inside this article.
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!
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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