Coursing with Coils: The Only Orchestral Instrument Harder Than the French Horn

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Sarah R. Plumley (2016)
  • Publisher: Department of Music and Worship
  • Journal: Musical Offerings (issn: 2330-8206, eissn: 2167-3799)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15385/jmo.2016.7.1.1
  • Subject: Natural | horn | French | hunting | music | coils | valves | orchestra | Britain | courts | trumpet | Waldhorn | Cor de Chasse | double horn | stopping | hand-stopping | instrument | stopped horn | crook | crooks | Corno | harmonic series | valved horn | Music | M1-5000

Playing the horn has become not only more sophisticated and accurate, but simpler and more efficient for the horn player. The natural horn, used in a variety ways in early history, demanded an incredible level of skill and precision, more than our valved horn today in s... View more
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