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Why I Compose in GarageBand

I compose using the GarageBand app for iPad. I use a limited selection of instruments and any field recordings I make. My arsenal consists of a small number of synths and, on occasion, any instruments that suit the aesthetic or theme of a track (the French horn* in “Airship”, for example). 276 more words


French Horn

So, yesterday morning, a participant played French Horn on the Ark after breakfast. Typical Holden morning.

While she was playing, a ground squirrel came out to listen. 235 more words

Instruments of the Orchestra - Unit 5, Lesson 2

Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets and Organ – Vedran Kocelj & Dario Teskera, trumpets

Dvorak New World Symphony  (excerpt) – TLBE trombone section

Strauss Ein Heldenleben (excerpt) – Donna Dolson, French horn… 13 more words


INTERVIEW: 7 Questions with David Evans | Mozart & Bartok - WASO

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra, by all accounts, has gone from strength to strength under the baton of Asher Fisch since he began his tenure as Principal Conductor, but if you have a look across the orchestra, you’ll see some incredibly strong musicians leading each section, such as principal French hornist… 744 more words


Brass Players with Stiff Lips | Band Director Tips

From time to time you may have brass students complaining about not being able to get the notes out very easily – especially the soft parts. 296 more words

5th Grade

NZSO: Escher, Mozart, Strauss

Mozart & Strauss

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 30 July 2016, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

A personal opinion from Stephen Gibbs

Edo de Waart, conductor… 999 more words


(Re)learning the French horn--an update

It’s been two months since I picked up the French horn after a 44-year hiatus. I wish I could report that dulcet tones now fill the house, but it’s taking time to retrain my mouth to have the proper embouchure. 526 more words