By jarjar
  • 300

    trumpet art

    trumpet art
    The Moche people of ancient Peru depicted trumpets in their art going back to 300 AD.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    foled trumpet

    foled trumpet
    The modern "folded" trumpet (as opposed to a long straight tube) was created around 1400
  • opera

    Trumpets were introduced into the opera in 1607 with Claudio Monteverdi's opera Orfeo.
  • first valve

    first valve
    In 1788, Charles Clagget invented the first valve
  • five rotary key

    five rotary key
    In 1801, Windinger of Vienna put five rotary key on the first trumpet.
  • trumpert valves

    trumpert valves
    in 1814, the valves were added to the trumpet to enable it to play the chromatic scale evenly.
  • François Dauverné

    François Dauverné
    In 1827, François Dauverné became the first musician to use the new F three-valved trumpet in public performance.
  • Berlioz wrote

    Berlioz wrote
    Berlioz wrote in 1844:
    Notwithstanding the real loftiness and distinguished nature of its quality of tone, there are few instruments that have been more degraded (than the trumpet). Down to Beethoven and Weber, every composer – not excepting Mozart – persisted in confining it to the unworthy function of filling up, or in causing it to sound two or three commonplace rhythmical formulae.
  • Maynard Ferguson

     Maynard Ferguson
    Maynard Ferguson came to prominence playing in Stan Kenton's orchestra, before forming his own band in 1957. He was noted for being able to play accurately in a remarkably high register.
  • First time i played the trumpet

    First time i played the trumpet
    When i frist played the trumpet