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Festivals

Balkan brass

29 July 2017

9:00 AM

29 July 2017

9:00 AM

When brass instruments with button-operated valves were introduced in the second half of the 19th century, music-making changed. Once requiring a semi-professional approach, it could now be quickly mastered by large groups of working people. A noisy result were Britain’s colliery bands: but a more spirited upshot was Serbia’s trumpet tradition.

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