Microtonal Étude for Horn at the International Horn Society

EtudeThis work explores the technology of the horn. Since it is a mature acoustic instrument, we tend to overlook the artificial structures it imposes on the way we think about making music with it. Also, musical conventions lead horn players to struggle against the natural tendencies of the instrument, e.g., to force notes to be what we consider to be “in tune.” In its earlier forms, the horn had no valves Continue reading

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Univ. of Chicago performs Quintet for Horn, Woodwinds, and Piano

41573_77762576989_3767_nEighth Annual Midwest Graduate Music Consortium (2/28/2004, University of Chicago, Illinois)— “Quintet for Horn with Woodwinds and Piano” performed by the University of Chicago new music ensemble.

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