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Telemann and Baroque Hand Horn Technique

Abstract In 1808, Heinrich Domnich (1767-1844) published his book, Méthode de Premier et de Second Cor, in which he credited the invention of hand horn to Dresden hornist Anton Joseph Hampel (1710-1771). The notion that Hampel was the first horn player to experiment and teach hand horn technique has persisted to the present day. This assumption disregards evidence found in Telemann's compositions and Baroque instrument design, where hand horn technique was clearly in use before Hampel.

This paper presents evidence that before Hampel, hand horn was in use and called for by composers. Because of the number of works for horn he generated before and during Hampel's life, Telemann's pieces provide powerful insight into the use of Bar... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Gilbert, Joel (Author) / Ericson, John Q (Advisor) / Swoboda, Deanna (Committee member) / Saucier, Catherine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Baroque / French Horn / Hand Horn / Horn
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 87 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Performance 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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