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French Horns

Horn Playing Past & Present
"As part of an ongoing series of educational resources available for musicians and music educators, "Horn Playing" is a concise segment featuring the U.S. Army Field Band's French Horn section. Horn technique, both past and present, is covered, along with performance techniques such as hand position, valves, embouchure, articulation, practice tips, tone production, and breathing."

French Horn Fingering Chart

Beginning Band Boot Camp
An online resource that discusses and demonstrates beginning embouchure placement, tone production, and instrumental maintence.

Brass Trainer
This fingering tool helps you become more efficient in fingerings on your instrument.  To use, select your instrument by hitting "Set Instrument," selecting the correct instrument, then hitting "Set Instrument" again.  If you want to change the range or other note options, hit "Set Range," change the options to your liking, then hit "Set Range" again.

Horn Videos
The following videos display great musicianship and fundamentals from various horn players.  Listen to each of them, and strive for their sound and ability
Philip Farkas
Steve Park
Genghis Barbie (French Horn Quartet)
X-Ray Trumpet/Horn
- Gives you a visual representation of what to do with your mouth when playing the instrument