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Addendum to "The Devolution of the Shepherd Trumpet and Its Seminal Importance in Muisc History

Here's the complicated addendum. It shows how bagpipes, natural trumpets, and the diatonic scale combined in what's called the "Choral Key" which is D major.…Continue

Started Jun 1

THE DEVOLUTION OF THE SHEPHERD TRUMPET AND ITS SEMINAL IMPORTANCE IN MUSIC HISTORY

Here's the article online that explains that all old folk tunes come from the natural scale. I didn't post it, and you have to dodge the advertisements:…Continue

Started Jun 1

Old English, French, and Gaelic songs played in the round were originally played on short natural trumpets
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Hey. I also found out that many English, French, Gaelic, etc. nursery rhymes were based on the natural scale. They were played in the round on short trumpets. See:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aindrias Hirt Jan 26.

Melodic Natural Scale Paper

Hello All,I just had a paper published that you might find interesting. I can't put up the short article because it's in copyright, but the esoteric supplement is not. It's here, but go to the bottom…Continue

Started Feb 28, 2015

 

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Aindrias Hirt replied to the discussion 'Old English, French, and Gaelic songs played in the round were originally played on short natural trumpets'
"Yea, so "Frere Jacques" (Are You Sleeping Brother John?), "Row, Row, Row Your Boat", "The Farmer in the Dell", etc., are all playable on 1.2-1.5 meter long wooden trumpets (you can use a valved trumpet and play it like…"
Jan 26
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Old English, French, and Gaelic songs played in the round were originally played on short natural trumpets

Hey. I also found out that many English, French, Gaelic, etc. nursery rhymes were based on the natural scale. They were played in the round on short trumpets. See: https://www.academia.edu/See More
Mar 31, 2016
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Aindrias Hirt posted a discussion

Melodic Natural Scale Paper

Hello All,I just had a paper published that you might find interesting. I can't put up the short article because it's in copyright, but the esoteric supplement is not. It's here, but go to the bottom of the page to download it: http://trumpetguild.org/journal-supplementsIt's entitled "The Devolution of the Shepherd Trumpet and Its Seminal Importance in Music History".If you can wade through it, it shows you how to put an old folk song in…See More
Feb 28, 2015
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Feb 27, 2015

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PhD Candidate at the University of Otago. Just published an article in the International Trumpet Guild Journal (January, 2015) "The Shepherd Trumpet and Its Seminal Importance in Music History." It's all about the harmonic series played melodically and how it was the creator of the "Folk Music Scale".
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