30 Nov 2013

The Secret Life Of The Orchestra: Brass

From The Secret Life Of, 4:00 pm on 30 November 2013

Karl Steven explores the secret world of the brass family and talks to some of New Zealand's shiniest brass players - Huw Dan, John Gluyas, and Emma Richards of ACE Brass and the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra - about their instruments. Delve into the history of trumpets, trombones, horns, and tubas and their kin, explore Tutankhamun's burial chamber, and learn about musical military signals, as well as listening to a truckload of brazen and beautiful brassy music.