Developing the Microtonal Trumpet and its Pedagogy

The trumpet is microtonal by its very nature because different pitches, which are made by overblowing a length of brass tubing, produce a harmonic series and are therefore not equally tempered: In the example, pitches are shown as sounding in open position on a C trumpet. Open position refers to there being no valves depressed: the trumpet playerContinue reading “Developing the Microtonal Trumpet and its Pedagogy”