Category: Baroque Trumpet

  • Happy birthday, Walter Holy!

    Happy birthday, Walter Holy!

    I received a message this morning from my teacher, Friedemann Immer, the great German baroque trumpeter. He pointed out that today was HIS teacher’s birthday. Walter Holy would have been 100 years old today. Holy was ground-breaking in that he was the first to really play on the valveless baroque trumpet in modern times. Trained…

  • Accompanied trumpet duets from the Baroque

    A couple of days ago I wrote a blog that explored some unaccompanied trumpet duets for the stage. Today, I would like to share some of my favorite trumpet duets with accompaniment–all from the Baroque era, starting with the Johann Pezel Sonata No. 69 for two trumpets played by Miha Peter. Here are two capricci…