Beginner’s Questions

Why Are Trumpets Made Of Brass? (Explained)

Trumpets are the most famous brass instrument, a family of instruments named after the metal they are made from. Brass instruments are defined by the way they produce sound. The player’s lips are formed into an embrasure, which vibrates to produce a sound. Brass-made instruments like saxophones aren’t brass instruments because they produce sound through …

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Here’s Why Trumpets Don’t Have Reeds (What They Use Instead)

There are several main types of instruments out there used in concert bands. Two of them, are brass and woodwind and they both have a few defining differences. One of the main differences is how they each create their sound. Here’s Some Background Information On Reed Instruments The section of instruments that primarily uses reeds …

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Trumpet Vs. Baritone: Which Is Harder to Learn? (Full Comparison)

Trumpets and baritones may seem similar at first look, but there are some major differences. I have played the trumpet for +30 years and my brother plays the baritone. Let’s uncover which is the easiest and which is the hardest to learn (and why!). Are Trumpets Or Baritones Harder to Learn? The baritone horn is …

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