Any Tenor Horn Players out There?

VegasGeorge

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Gave up the French Horn when I decided to go to law school. Couldn't keep up the necessary practice time to maintain proficiency. Was playing 5 to 6 hours a day. A few years later, I started up playing Tenor Horn. Much less demanding instrument. Got pretty good on it, played in a first rate studio jazz band, sight transposing the 3rd Trombone parts. Then I spent some years playing in various Salvation Army bands. The Horn has been in its case for a couple of years now, and I'm really thinking about getting it out again. I love playing the Bach Cello Suites on it, especially Number Two. Anyone else out there playing Tenor Horn?
 

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What do you mean by “Tenor” horn? Do you mean “Alto” horn? The one like a little baritone? The British call it TH. We call the same instrument AH.

And, yes, I tried my High School’s AH out 68 years ago, but I didn’t like it’s tone. Also it’s band music was overly simple and very boring. So I switched back to baritone in the band. I also played French Horn in the orchestra.

Years later, on a whim, I bought a euphonium, and I just loved it. I played it for a while, but I got to the point where I could no longer reach it’s many high notes. Sadly, I traded it in for something else.

I love buying instruments. If I was much younger, I would take up the oboe and/or the cello.
 

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He means the E♭ horn which is a staple of British-style brass bands. I played it through high school. Love the instrument!

Yes, I believe in the US it’s called alto horn and is not so widely used.