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The talented trumpeter is performing in Gabriel at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, exploring the history of the valveless trumpet in the context of late 17th century London. Take a look inside this iconic building, and see the trumpet through Alison's eyes.
A modern trumpet player uses a combination of mouth shape and valves to create different notes on the instrument, but the valveless trumpet does just what it says on the tin - because there are no valves to change the notes, it's notoriously difficult to play.
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