Horn Playing Styles: A Reading List

Curated Collection of the Best Digital Resources

IHS – Surveys of European Horn Playing Styles (1965, 2010)

Dennis Brain on tone & practising (1954, courtesy of Gamble & Lynch)

Jay Friedman’s dream orchestra (1995)

Aubrey Brain on German horns (1931, courtesy of Stephen Gamble)

Jay Friedman on tone production in brass playing (2004; cf. Pizka’s ‘auf den Obertönen reiten’ & ‘Naturbindungen’)

Bud Herseth’s class notes (2006, courtesy of Timothy J Kent & Brass Music Online; repetitive, but valuable)

Collected edition of Dennis Brain recordings, on both single & double horns (1938-57)