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The following sources are recommended by a professor emeritus whose research specialty is horn players.


Six Superlative Sources

· Meckna, Michael. "Twentieth-Century Brass Soloists." Greenwood Press, 1994. ISBN: 0313264686.

· Coar, Birchard. "A Critical Study of the Nineteenth Century Horn Virtuosi in France." Birchard Coar, 1952.

· "Horn Call." Journal of the International Horn Society. Durant, Oklahoma, [etc.] International Horn Society. Semiannual.

· Pizka, Hans. "Hornisten-Lexicon." Hans Pizka Edition, Kirchheim b. München, 1986. ISBN: 3922409040. Text in German and English.

· Fako, Nancy Jordan. "Philip Farkas and His Horn: A Happy, Worthwhile Life." Crescent Park Music, 1998. ISBN: 0966258711.

· Listing of horn sections in hundreds of orchestras worldwide.

Other Excellent Sources

· International Horn Society Online.

· The British Horn Society on the Web.

· Horn Players' Links. Links to horn players' web pages.

· Morley-Pegge, R. "The French Horn," second edition. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., W. W. Norton, 1973. ISBN: 0393021718.

· Tuckwell, Barry. "Horn" (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides). MacDonald and Co. Ltd., 1983. ISBN: Cased, 0356090965; Limp, 0356090973.

· Stewart, M. Dee. "Philip Farkas: The Legacy of a Master." The Instrumentalist Publishing Company, 1990.

· Pettit, Stephen J. "Dennis Brain: a Biography," second edition. Hale, 1989. ISBN: 0709036914.

· Dennis Brain Website.

· "Dennis Brain: Beethoven Sonata, Op. 17," introduced by Barry Tuckwell. Video from the 1952 Anvil Film. In association with John Wates, distributed by Amati Video, 9 Stockbridge Road, Winchester, SO22 6RN, England.

· Meek, Harold L. "Horn and Conductor: Reminiscences of a Practitioner with a Few Words of Advice." University of Rochester Press, 1997. ISBN: 1878822837.

· Yancich, Milan. "An Orchestra Musician's Odyssey: A View from the Rear." Wind Music, 1995.

· Ruff, Willie. "A Call to Assembly; The Autobiography of a Musical Storyteller." Viking, 1991. ISBN: 0670838004.

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