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Selected Horn History Resources

Some of my favorites

John Ericson

NOTE: Many other great sources may be found through the footnotes to articles in the horn history section of Horn Articles Online.

Albrecht, Theodore. "Elias (Eduard Constantin) Lewy and the First Performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony." The Horn Call 29 (May, 1999), 27-33, 85-94.

Brüchle, Bernhard and Kurt Janetzky. Kulturgeschichte des Horns. Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1976.

Barklay, Robert. The Art of the Trumpet Maker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Byard-Jones, Tim, comp. The History of Musical Instruments: Manuals, Tutors and Méthodes. Reading, Berkshire: Research Publications, 1988 (microfilm, reels 4 and 5).

Coar, Birchard. A Critical Study of the Nineteenth Century Horn Virtuosi in France. DeKalb, IL: Birchard Coar, 1952.

Dauprat, Louis-François. Method for Cor Alto and Cor Basse. Trans. ed. Viola Roth. Bloomington: Birdalone Music, 1994.

Ericson, John Q. Bibliography of Publications.

Fasman, Mark J. Brass Bibliography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.

Herbert, Trevor and John Wallace, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Heyde, Herbert. "Zur Frühgeschichte der Ventile und Ventilinstrumente in Deutschland (1814-1833)." Part 1, Brass Bulletin 24 (1978), 9-32. Part 2, Brass Bulletin 25 (1979), 41-50. Part 3, Brass Bulletin 26 (1979), 69-82. Part 4, Brass Bulletin 27 (1979), 51-61.

________. Das Ventilblasinstrument. Leipzig: VEB Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1987.

Hiebert, Thomas. "Virtuosity, Experimentation, and Innovation in Horn Writing From Early 18th-Century Dresden." Historic Brass Society Journal 4 (1992), 112-139.

Janetzky, Kurt, and Bernhard Brüchle. The Horn. Trans. James Chater. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1988.

Kling, Henri. Horn-Schule. 3rd revised and augmented ed. with German, English and French texts. Leipzig and New York: Breitkoft & Hartel, 1900; reprint, Rochester, NY: Wind Music, 1973.

Lamprey, Robin H. C. "Il Corno Calamaro: A Newly Discovered Treatise on the Hand Horn." Journal of Acousto-Musicology 1, no. 1 (1992), 5-9.

Morley-Pegge, R. The French Horn. 2nd ed. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1973.

Rogan, William. "Stopped Notes on the Horn: Some Aesthetic Considerations." Historic Brass Society Journal 8 (1996), 53-68.

Seraphinoff, Richard. "Early Horn Mouthpieces." Historic Brass Society Journal 1 (1989), 93-100.

________. "Nodal Venting on the Baroque Horn: A Study in Non-Historical Performance Practice." The Horn Call 27, no. 1 (November, 1996), 21-24.

Snedeker, Jeffrey L. "The Early Valved Horn and Its Proponents in Paris 1826-1840." The Horn Call Annual 6 (1994), 6-17.

________. "Joseph Meifred's Méthode pour le Cor Chromatique ou à Pistons (1840)." Historic Brass Society Journal 4 (1992), 87-105.

________. "Resources for Natural Horn." The Horn Call 24, no. 1 (November, 1993), 27-28.

Sprung, David R. "'Hidden' Stopped Notes in 19th-Century French Opera." The Horn Call 26, no. 3 (May, 1996), 17-25.

Tarr, Edward H. "The Romantic Trumpet." Part 1, Historic Brass Society Journal 5 (1993), 213-261. Part 2, Historic Brass Society Journal 6 (1994), 110-215.

Tuckwell, Barry. Horn. New York: Schirmer, 1983.


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