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Trumpets and Trombones

Murray Campbell, Clive Greated, and Arnold Myers

in Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198165040
eISBN:
9780191713675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198165040.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the acoustical properties of brass instruments containing a high proportion of near-cylindrical tubing. The history and development of trumpets and trombones in different sizes ... More


SINGING FOR THE SOULS OF OUR BROTHERS: Musical Beginnings to the Middle of the Fifteenth Century

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter treats the beginnings of musical practice at the scuole grandi. It begins with a discussion of the use of chant, in particular a 1365 collection of mass propers and ordinaries for the ... More


Introduction

Alastair Fowler

in Time's Purpled Masquers: Stars and the Afterlife in Renaissance English Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183402
eISBN:
9780191674037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183402.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores a feature of English literature during the Renaissance: the extraordinary prominence of astronomical imagery. It assesses the impact ... More


Trumpets and Asterisms

Alastair Fowler

in Time's Purpled Masquers: Stars and the Afterlife in Renaissance English Literature

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183402
eISBN:
9780191674037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183402.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In the information age, fame can seem less metaphysical and more self-fulfilling. When the noise is the message, the burden of Fame's trumpet may be no ... More


Big Dreams

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an introduction to the life history of Clark Terry, as a part of his autobiographical account. It provides an account of how Clark Terry made his first trumpet using scraps from ... More


Kicked Out

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter provides an account of Clark Terry's life as a child. It describes his experiences at school, in the neighborhood, with friends, and most importantly, at his home. It also looks into the ... More


Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Nick Catalano

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although he died in a tragic car accident at the age of twenty-five, Clifford Brown is widely considered one of the most important figures in the history of jazz, a trumpet player who ranks with ... More


Setting Tales upon the Truth: Three Go Back, The Lost Trumpet and Gay Hunter

William K. Malcolm

in Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789620627
eISBN:
9781789629859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620627.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While Mitchell was offhand about his imaginative romances, they are viewed here as more than just potboilers whose brand of utopian idealism was designed to garner widespread popularity. On the ... More


Democratic Justice

Sara Mayeux

in Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469661650
eISBN:
9781469656045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661650.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In contrast to earlier periods when elite lawyers expressed skepticism of the public defender, this chapter describes the Cold War moment when elite lawyers, like the New York lawyer Harrison Tweed, ... More


LLOYD MOORE (b. 1966)Charms to Music (2010): Texts by Thomas Randolph, Lord Byron, Edith Sitwell, Christina Rossetti, Robert Herrick, and Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0048
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter looks at British composer Lloyd Moore’s Charms to Music (2010). In this piece, Moore’s musical language is immediately engaging, open, and spontaneous, yet with meticulous attention to ... More


The Brown Family of Wilmington

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Brown family lived in a row house built before the turn of the century, in a modest Wilmington neighborhood that remains charming to the present day. The father of eight children, Joe Brown ... More


Boysie Lowery and Howard High

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

In addition to its being a neighborhood that would produce future doctors, lawyers, and academics, the Wilmington east side also spawned more than its share of artists and musicians. One of the main ... More


The Brink of Disaster

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clifford Brown sought new opportunities in Philadelphia. He had been playing at jam sessions for quite a while and had established himself strongly enough so that he thought about forming his own ... More


The Adventure is Larger than the Man

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his mid-seventies, Raoul Walsh saw himself as someone who still had adventures to seek and films to be made. He had agreed to direct a picture called Bury Them Together, but ten days earlier, it ... More


Chocolate Dreams

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at a leading melody instrumentalist in the Cuban son tradition, Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros, whose name of has become synonymous in the United States with the traditional style ... More


The Vashon High Swingsters

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter throws light on the start of the second phase of Clark Terry's life, at his sister's apartment. He grew up during this phase of his life, making new friends, and keeping his association ... More


Origins of the Chalumeau

Albert R. Rice

in The Baroque Clarinet and Chalumeau

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190916695
eISBN:
9780190916732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916695.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 1 describes the basic construction of the chalumeau and discusses its ancestors in Egyptian antiquity and from the tenth through the 17th centuries; the mock trumpet; chalumeaux during the ... More


Jazz Trumpet

Frank Gabriel Campos

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

Ensembles of all kinds call upon the trumpets for excitement and fireworks. The strength and quality of the trumpet section is a top concern for any jazz, show, salsa, and commercial music ensemble. ... More


Tim McLaurin: Universality from Rural North Carolina

bes Stark Spangler

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the life and work of Timothy Reese McLaurin, who, as a Rough South writer, portrays, in the ordinary lives of North Carolinians, universal human stories. Born on December 14, ... More


Trumpets, Drums and Fifes

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter outlines the role of trumpets, drums and fifes in military units in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains their signalling functions and their wider role in rituals. There ... More


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