NACOcast: All About the Horn

Larry Vine, principal horn
Julie Fauteux, associate principal horn
Jill Kirwan, french horn

What better way to learn about horns than a discussion with musicians from the NAC Orchestra? In this episode of the NACOcast host Nick Atkinson interviews horn players Larry Vine, Julie Fauteux, Jill Kirwan, Liz Simpson and Nick Hartman

Topics discussed range from the evolution of horn design to famous horn compositions and influences. Musicians also discuss the pros and cons of the rarely played and unpredictable Wagner tuba. 

Excerpts by horn players Dennis Brain, Horns of Vienna, Chicago Symphony and Wilder's Nonet for Brass are featured.

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