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  International Trumpet Guild Home Page
was founded in 1974 to promote communications among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trumpet.
Links to trumpet related websites, materials, repertoire, and pedagogy provide quick access to nearly any facet of trumpet and trumpet related information.
The International Trumpet Guild is in the process of transitioning membership processing and accounting practices in order to improve service to its members.
www.trumpetguild.org   (0 words)

The modern trumpet has three valves and a bore that is partly cylindrical, partly conical.
Another relative of the trumpet is the flugelhorn, sometimes dubbed the "valved bugle".
The length to add for the three valve intervals is calculated by using the fact that the frequency of an air column is inversely proportional to length.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/music/trumpet.html   (472 words)

  Trumpet - MSN Encarta
The trumpet family includes both instruments derived from animal horn (see Horn) and those with more or less cylindrical tubing (usually having bamboo, wood, or reed models).
Trumpets made of large conch shells are found as ritual instruments in many cultures.
Silver and bronze trumpets with long, straight tubes, conical bores, and flared bells survive from ancient Egypt (2nd millennium bc) and resemble other ancient trumpets such as the Hebrew hasosra, the Roman tuba, and the Greek salpinx.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761554505   (356 words)

The term "trumpet" is applied to any instrument in which the airstream passes through the player's vibrating lips, so gaining access to the air column which is made to vibrate.
Until about 1300, trumpeters and many other musicians were vagrants, but during the 14th and 15th centuries their social position gradually stabilized as they found employment as city musicians, or, in the case of trumpeters, as tower watchmen.
Indeed, modern trumpeters, because of the variety of musical styles in which they are required to play - and the perfection demanded of them in broadcast and recorded performances - need at least three or four instruments, including ones pitched in B-flat and in C for regular work.
www.cnn.com /interactive/career/0102/ny.phil.trumpet/content.html   (823 words)

Trumpets were introduced into the opera in 1607 with Claudio Monteverdi's opera Orfeo.After that, they became common in opera orchestras and in the 19th century were commonplace in the symphony orchestras.
The modern trumpet is a common instrument in concert bands, jazz bands, marching bands, and is used in many genre of popular music as well as in today's symphony orchestra.
The trumpet in C is a non-transposing instrument, the trumpet in B-flat has the same written range, but sounds a step lower.
www.music.vt.edu /musicdictionary/textt/Trumpet.html   (392 words)

 Trumpet Creeper Plant Guide | Vine Plant Guides
Trumpet creeper is a deciduous or partly evergreen vine that climbs by aerial rootlets and twining stems.
Distinguishing characters of trumpet creeper include its U-shaped bundle scars on the stem, abundant root-like aerial stems, opposite compound leaves that are coarsely toothed, large trumpet-shaped flowers, and its light tan bark that appears flaky on mature stems.
Trumpet creeper is native to eastern, north-central, and south-central portions of the United States and has become naturalized in New England.
www.gardenguides.com /plants/plantguides/vines/plantguide.asp?symbol=CARA2   (684 words)

 HyperMusic -- Musical Instruments: Trumpet
The trumpet is one of the oldest instruments.
In the late 1700's, the trumpet became a regular member of the orchestra and crooks (short pieces of tubing) were invented and were used to lengthen or shorten the trumpet so it could be used to play more notes.
Trumpets usually have an adjustable third valve slide to adjust the pitch of the notes that are usually sharp.
www.hypermusic.ca /inst/trumpet.html   (566 words)

 Trumpet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The orchestral trumpet of the late 18th and the early 19th century was in F, with crooks, or slides, for lower keys down to C or Bb to match the key of the composition played.
Valves were very quickly applied to the trumpet, and, although crude at first, were gradually refined until they provided the trumpet with a fairly even chromatic scale.
Late in the nineteenth century, as larger orchestras played for larger audiences, the long F trumpet was finally given up in favor of shorter-valved trumpets in Bb and C. The new instruments were louder, more brilliant, and somewhat easier to play accurately.
www.promotega.org /VSU06018/trumpet.htm   (435 words)

trumpet, brass wind musical instrument of part cylindrical, part conical bore, in the shape of a flattened loop and having three piston valves to regulate the pitch.
Its origin is ancient; records of a type of simple valveless trumpet are found in China from as early as 2000 B.C., and it is mentioned in the Bible and in Greek and Roman history.
At this time the trumpet lacked valves, and a highly developed technique existed for playing in the upper register of the instrument, where a complete diatonic scale was available.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/ent/A0849541.html   (306 words)

 Trumpet & Cornet
During the time that Bach lived trumpets were 7 or 8 feet long and were bent round to make it easier to hold.
In 1796 the composer Franz Joseph Haydn wrote a famous trumpet concerto for the keyed trumpet.
Today most trumpets and cornets are B flat and C. Cornets do not normally play in the orchestra unless the music has a military sound or calls for the cornet.They have three valves, a tuning slide so that you can adjust the pitch, a cup-shaped mouthpiece and a coiled tube.
library.thinkquest.org /5116/trumpet_cornet.htm   (342 words)

 Instrument Encyclopedia
From marine conch shells to the lengthy alphorns, the trumpet is an innovative musical instrument found in many communities.
Most contemporary western trumpets are endblown, often with a detachable mouthpiece and a curved bell.
Trumpets have long been associated with military and ceremonial events both as signaling and as melodic instruments.
www.si.umich.edu /chico/instrument/pages/trumpet_gnrl.html   (313 words)

 Instrumentally Speaking ... The Trumpet ... Vienna Online Ezine
The modern trumpet has three valves, ordinarily built in B flat, and maintains the traditional trumpet bore, cylindrical with a terminal bell flare, though usually the bore tapers towards the mouthpiece to provide additional flexibility in tone.
The "piccolo" trumpet in D, also known as the Bach trumpet, was invented in about 1890 by the Belgian instrument maker Victor Mahillon for use in the high trumpet parts of music by J.S. Bach and Georg Friedrich Händel.
By 1400, the tube of the trumpet had been lengthened to the extent that the trumpet was bent into an S-shape for manageability, and in 1500 it acquired its present shape.
www.geocities.com /viennaonline/inst/is0101.html   (568 words)

 Trumpet Topics
Trumpet Topics is a page linked to mini-essays on various aspects of improving one's skills on the trumpet.
The purpose is to offer "Tips" which I would like to share with others who, like myself, are lifelong students and lovers of the trumpet.
Please bookmark this Web-page and return for periodic additions of new pedagogical topics.
mailer.fsu.edu /~bgoff/tpt-tips/tips.html   (70 words)

 Trumpet Lecture
In English manuscripts of the thirteen century, the trumpet appears as a straight cylindrical tube, made of metal with a flaring bell at one end.
By inserting a crook trumpeters were able to change their instrument's length to accommodate the keys of the music they were playing.
An easy way to determine what to do when confronted with a trumpet transposition problem is to first decide which trumpet would produce the desired sound for the part in question.
www.csupomona.edu /~dmgrasmick/mu330/Trumpetlecture.html   (555 words)

 Trumpet Basic Lesson on How to Play the Trumpet Practice 30 60 90 Minutes Maximize Efficiently
The trumpet is the highest brass instrument in register, above the tuba, euphonium, trombone, sousaphone, and french horn.
Modern trumpets also have three piston valves as well as small, secondary tubing that act as tuning slides to adjust the tone.
Most trumpet parts since about 1900 are written either for Bb trumpet, sounding one tone lower, or for C trumpet at concert pitch.
www.trumpetstudio.com /practice.html   (1768 words)

 Trumpet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the hands of a less graceful writer, Jackie Kay's Trumpet would have been a polemic about gender with a dollop of race thrown in for good measure.
In a reverse Crying Game of sorts, the death of famed jazz trumpeter Joss Moody leads to the revelation that he was a she.
The forward motion of the novel is split between the reactions of two family members: Millie, the widow who knew, and Colman, the son who didn't.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/books/99/04/29/bookmarks/JACKIE_KAY.html   (463 words)

 CNN.com - Career - Phil Smith, trumpet: 'It's a blessing' - February 22, 2001
New York Philharmonic principal trumpet player Phil Smith is the descendent of many centuries of musicians who have used horns to warn, to call, to celebrate, to scare, to soothe and to alert others.
A young lady who was a Salvationist and a professional trumpet player at the time got the ear of my dad and said, "You know, he ought to audition for Juilliard." I was accepted, and I got a bachelor's degree and a master's degree at Juilliard.
I have two primary trumpets: I have a primary C trumpet, pitched in (the key of) C, which I use in the orchestra 98.9 percent of the time.
archives.cnn.com /2001/CAREER/trends/02/22/nyphil.trumpet/index.html   (5299 words)

 Amazon.de: Trumpet: English Books: Jackie Kay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jackie Kay's first novel is a curious and haunting story about mixed-race jazz trumpeter Joss Moody (Irish mother, fl father), who turns out, on his death, to have been a woman all along.
Though it's easy to understand his anger and confusion upon suddenly learning that the man he regarded as his father for 30 years was actually a woman, one also has the sneaking suspicion that he wasn't a particularly lovable guy before the revelation, either.
The embittered son, the egocentric, tawdry journalist and the perverse undertaker, for example, were predictable and stereotypic but not so much as to get in the way of this novel's deeply beating heart.
www.amazon.de /Trumpet-Jackie-Kay/dp/0375704639   (1479 words)

 trumpet - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Among aerophones, several different methods are used to set the air in vibration.
Cornett, musical instrument, a slender wooden trumpet with six finger holes, a cupped mouthpiece, and a conical bore.
- sound of or like trumpet: a loud high sound made by a...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=trumpet   (161 words)

 Instructional Trumpet Videos
Vache is an active jazz trumpeter in New York City and a charter member of the faculty of the Jazz Studies program at the Julliard School.
This course is a video class specifically designed as an introduction to the study of the instrument which actually results in the student being able to play the trumpet.
The course begins with an introduction to the trumpet and its accessories and includes demonstrations on the usage of the various types of mutes available.
www.andplay.com /trumpet.htm   (716 words)

 How to Buy a Trumpet - eHow.com
STEP 5: Understand that a small-bore trumpet may be easier to blow, but the sound produced can be "thin," "crisp" or "shallow." A good tone should be "free," "round" and "clear" with an overtone presence.
Ask an adult trumpeter from the city band or orchestra to have lunch and visit the music store to give his or her opinion.
I have been playing a student model trumpet (Bach TR300), and over the years, though the outer quality of the horn has diminished, the sound has, to say the least, improved.
www.ehow.com /how_9558_buy-trumpet.html   (631 words)

 Free Trumpet Sheet Music, Lessons & Resources - 8notes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We currently have 43 free trumpet pieces in our collection.
Browse trumpet files uploaded by 8notes.com members, including:
Browse our selection of favourite Trumpet music sheets to buy.
www.8notes.com /trumpet   (160 words)

 Trumpet, Brass Instrument
The main instruments of the brass family include the trumpet, horn, trombone, and tuba.
The trumpet is the highest sounding member of the brass family.
The brilliant tone of the trumpet travels through about 6 - ½ feet of tubing bent into an oblong shape.
www.dsokids.com /2001/dso.asp?PageID=162   (214 words)

 Trumpet :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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