TRUMPET ANGST

A daily rant about music-making from the back of the orchestra

Ensemble Stereotypes: Pixar

saxysopralto:

Choir Kids:

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Orch Dorks:

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Band Geeks:

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Jazzers:

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All musicians:

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Conductors:

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beesmygod:

what a weird piano

beesmygod:

what a weird piano

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When I’m practicing and someone interrupts me

classicalmusicconfessions:

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WHEN YOU’RE IN ORCHESTRA AND YOUR SECTION HAS AN AWESOME MOMENT IN THE MUSIC

gottabeastringplayer:

AND THE CONDUCTOR TELLS YOU THAT YOUR SECTION IS COMING IN WAY TOO LOUD AND YOU’RE ALL JUST LIKE

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givemetrills:

WHEN THE STAND DOES THE THING

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whatshouldwecallpiccolo:

that-confounded-bridge:

Every band has that one member who never says anything and looks like they’re 500% done with everyone’s shit

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trumpettimes:

rowboatfco:

magnificenttrumpet:

WARNING: Trumpet Porn!

My arsenal of horns for gigs. Thanks to @trumpetangst for the inspiration.

i want

The first picture…”All hail the rotary valves!”

garbagebagvevo:

When you’re sightreading a piece and suddenly it gets 10x harder

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nyphil:

How Composers Spent Their Time

These snapshots give us just a glimpse of what life was like for these towering figures of classical music. Take a look at some of the quirky, idiosyncratic doings of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, and other geniuses of note here.

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vivaldi just looks so fab :D

clarinetplayr:

sassygayklavierspieler:

Cute music terms to name your children:

  • Viola
  • Harmony
  • Melody
  • Cadence
  • Carol
  • Hymn
  • Celeste
  • Clef
  • Agitato
  • Oboe Player
  • F Sharp
  • Barbaro
  • Plagal
  • Smorzando
  • ii♭ 6-4
  • Canon in inversion and augmentation

-Arpeggio
-Buzz
-Timpani
-Triad
-Pizzicato
-Tonic
-Chorale
-Boucle
-Valve Oil
-Turn
-Reed
-Tenuto
-Bell
-Jembe
-Cork Grease
-Tone Hole
-Pad Leak
-Spit Valve

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anangelwholosthergrace:

Band people on a windy day be like

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What do you call a cute composer?

paracosmicmisanthropy:

Baethoven

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When you hear your type of instrument being played

badassbrass:

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