3D32.40 - Trumpet / Cornet

Set out some Ethyl alcohol to wipe the mouthpiece with between uses.  Oil the valves as needed.
The demonstration trumpet will help simplify your explanations of trumpet basics and mechanics.
Code Number:
3D32.40
Demo Title:
Trumpet / Cornet
Condition:
Excellent
Principle:
Air Column Instruments
Area of Study:
Acoustics
Equipment:
Trumpet or Cornet
Procedure:

Set out some Ethyl alcohol to wipe the mouthpiece with between uses.  Oil the valves as needed.

The demonstration trumpet will help simplify your explanations of trumpet basics and mechanics.

References:
  • J. Gerard Anderson, "Demonstration Trumpet With a Trombone", AJP, Vol. 53, #12, Dec. 1985, p. 1130.
  • Brian W. Holmes, "Demonstration Trumpet", AJP, Vol. 53, # 5, p. 504, May 1985. 
  • Eli Metzger, "Musical Scales and Algebraic Groups", AJP, Vol. 35, # 5, May 1967, p. 441. 
  • George M. Hopkins, "Reeds", Experimental Science, p. 121.
  • Jodi and Roy McCullough, "Sound with a Plastic Horn", The Role of Toys in Teaching Physics", p. 4.138.
  • Stephen Elliott and John Bowsher, "Input and Transfer Response of Brass Wind Instruments", Musical Acoustics, p. 1747.
  • Arthur Benade, "The Physics of Brasses", Musical Acoustics, p. 24.

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