Monthly Archives: November 2009

Moar! Moar!

The modern Bb trumpet is not a trumpet… The real Bb trumpet, in fact, is and always has been the Eb contra-alto trumpet whose useable range is identical to the Bb cornet. @ Torricelli’s trumpet is obviously not a ‘real’ … Continue reading

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Первый раз в жизни работаю в месте, где больше народу пьют чай, чем кофе. Само здание принадлежит японской компании, и в общественной кухне полочки заставлены банками с улуном и сенча, а над краном висит просьба не бросать заварку в раковину. … Continue reading

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Сеанс разоблачений

There is much confusion as to nomenclature of the various instruments in different languages. …most instruments referred to today as flügelhorns are actually soprano saxhorns. @ In truth, the flugelhorn has been extinct for some time. @ …we long ago … Continue reading

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