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Aaron Copland (1900-1990 : U.S.A) Conductor: Jonathan Sheffer Ensemble: Eos Orchestra Record label: Sony Classcial Catalogue ID: 82876 616302

Aaron Copland Conductor: Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs Ensemble: Central Band of the Royal Air Force Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 2747512

Aaron Copland (1900-1990 : U.S.A) Conductor: Antal Dorati Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Record label: Decca (UMO) Catalogue ID: 4307052

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809 : Austria) Ensemble: German Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Bremen Soloists: Alison Balsom Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 21621307

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809 : Austria) Ensemble: Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Tine Thing Helseth Record label: Simax Catalogue ID: PSC 1292

Trumpet Concerto (1) artwork

Trumpet Concerto (1) Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Trumpet Concerto (2) artwork

Trumpet Concerto (2) Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Trumpet Concerto (3) artwork

Trumpet Concerto (3) Johann Nepomuk Hummel

John Stanley Soloists: Maurice Andre; Jane Parker-Smith Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 4769542

John Stanley Conductor: Anthony Newman Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Wynton Marsalis Record label: SONY Catalogue ID: 88697 095792

News & features

John Blanke, Trumpet

Meet John Blanke, Henry VIII’s highly favoured trumpeter and the face of Black Tudor England

Alison Balsom reveals her Top 5 Trumpet Concertos of all time

Star trumpeter Alison Balsom reveals the top five trumpet concertos of all time

A Ukrainian musician plays the National Anthem in a metro station being used as a bomb shelter

Ukrainian trumpeter’s solo national anthem echoes through underground shelter

Bugler sounds the Last Post

What is The Last Post and why is it played on Remembrance Day?

Paul McCartney asked an English trumpeter to play a painfully high piccolo trumpet solo for ‘Penny Lane’

When Paul McCartney asked an English trumpeter to play a painfully high piccolo trumpet solo for ‘Penny Lane’

Trumpeter Alison Balsom takes part in landmark Covid-19 study for musicians

Covid study with trumpeter Alison Balsom reveals brass-playing is safer than talking

This trumpeter’s ‘Star Wars’ rendition in a deserted stairwell will give you goosebumps

This trumpeter’s ‘Star Wars’ fanfare in a deserted stairwell will give you goosebumps

Trumpet plastic bottle mute

These trumpeters used plastic bottles as mutes, because… conductor said so

Woman’s extraordinary ‘mouth trumpet’ playing is taking TikTok by storm

Woman’s extraordinary ‘mouth trumpet’ playing is taking TikTok by storm

Meet trumpeter Clarence Adoo

This incredible technology allows a paralysed trumpeter to make music again

US orchestra study finds trumpet ‘riskiest’ instrument for spreading COVID-19

US orchestra study finds trumpet ‘riskiest’ instrument for spreading COVID-19

Baby trumpeter becomes star of jazz show

Baby boy steals jazz show as he picks up mini trumpet and plays with buskers

Couple’s neighbourhood brass duet turns into waltz trio, as car horn joins in

A neighbourhood waltz by brass duo turns into a trio… as car horn joins in

Musician plays ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ on garden watering can

This trombonist playing ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ on a watering can is the bee’s knees

Bespoke masks for brass musicians

Someone is designing bespoke masks for brass and woodwind players to stay safe amid coronavirus

Miles Davis in 1959

Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis was victim of an unprovoked police assault in 1959