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Category Archives: Auxiliary Instruments
After so many posts on different trumpet techniques I realized that information about the auxiliary instruments is a bit scattered. In this post I aim to gather all of the relevant information on the piccolo trumpet in one easy to … Continue reading
Posted in Auxiliary Instruments, General Trumpet Knowledge Tagged multiphonics, mutes, piccolo, piccolo trumpet, split tones Leave a comment
The Double-Bell Trumpet
When I first saw Marco Blaauw’s double-bell trumpet, I was fascinated but skeptical. The effects are great, but are they enough to justify this huge modification of the instrument? Not to mention the expense of having one built! I avoided … Continue reading
Posted in Auxiliary Instruments, Contemporary Techniques Tagged double bell trumpet, half valve, mutes Leave a comment