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Horn Barry Tuckwell

Horn

Barry Tuckwell

Published February 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780356090979
Paperback
202 pages
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 About the Book 

Barry Tuckwell tells the story of the taming of the horn from a loud, rough signalling instrument to one that is mellow and emotive - described by Schumann as the soul of the orchestra. The history of the horn we know today is closely related toMoreBarry Tuckwell tells the story of the taming of the horn from a loud, rough signalling instrument to one that is mellow and emotive - described by Schumann as the soul of the orchestra. The history of the horn we know today is closely related to technical developments both in playing and in writing, and with a wealth of musical examples Barry Tuckwell tells us of these changes and the people who made them.He then deals with the difficulties of building and maintaining this difficult instrument, providing invaluable: insights into the practicalities of the craft.Useful advice is given on all aspects of learning, practising and playing for the beginner, amateur and teacher.