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When the Air goes Round and Round

When the Air goes Round and Round

Today there are, in the main, just two brass  instruments in which the air goes round in circles, the French horn and the Sousaphone although others, such as cornets have, in the past, been made in this way. A little earlier,  the cor de chasse (horn of the chase) or...
What is the Natural Harmonic Series?

What is the Natural Harmonic Series?

This is the range of notes played on any brass instrument when no valves, slides or finger-holes are utilised. It’s terrifically important for ancient and historical brass instruments as it effectively controls what can be played on them. As any brass player knows,...