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Alison Balsom's warm and golden trumpet


Image: Alison Balsom

Before you reach the ice age musings below, listen to Alison Balsom's music. I heard her on BBC 3 this morning, playing Vivaldi's Violin concerto in A Minor, which she had transcribed for the trumpet. She warmed up the snow.

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How many trumpets is she playing? Looks like (from the piston-count) 2 being played very well. Is that a piccolo trumpet? Where is the plumbing for the extra pistons?

Wow. Just wow.

I know from nothing about trumpets except that I like listening to well-played trump-ets like this one.


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