We are very fortunate to be able to
use some of the instruments from
Wayne Colliers collection. Wayne is
the owner of the Ehe trumpet. He
here in Kentucky. Right, Original
Ehe II trumpet. Pitched in D at
Right, Reproduction circular
trumpet in F made by Bob
Barclay for the Brandenburg
Concerto. Also has a crook
to change to D. Tuned to
baroque pitch at A=415.
Owner Don Johnson.
trumpet in D. Crooks
to change to key of
C. Can be played at
A=440 or A=415.
Made by Bob Wayne
Right, We are very proud to have four
Naumann trumpets in our group. We
consider the Naumann trumpet to be
one of the finest trumpets made. It can
be played in D and C at both A=440
and A=415. This is a three hole model.
Owners are Michael Tunnell, Joseph
Van Fleet , Dave Hummell, and John
Right, Egger four hole
trumpet in D. Can be
played in D, C, A=440
and A=415. Owner
Right, Egger three hole
trumpet in D. We have
two Egger three hole
group. Can be played
in D, C, A=440 and
A=415. Owners Don
Johnson and Don
Our next group of trumpets are the vented trumpets
And last we have our modern instruments.
Right, We are very fortunate
to have two Corno da
Caccia in our group. They
are made by Thein and
pitched in Bb with
interchangeable leadpipe to
A. Pitched at A=440.
Michael Tunnell is the owner
of the one on the left and
Don Johnson is the owner of
the one on the right.
All instruments below are reproductions.
Our first instruments to show will be the unvented instruments, or
said another way, instruments with no finger holes.
These instruments are today's version of a Corno Da Caccia. The Corno of the baroque era did not
have valves. This instrument could be referred to as a piccolo horn.
We play a variety of instruments. We play unvented trumpets, vented trumpets, and modern instruments as well.
Putting vent holes, or finger holes in trumpets was not experimented with until well after 1750. The vented trumpets
below are all 20th century designs. Holes were added to help the horn play better in tune. To the believer in true
authenticity, this is not acceptable. We try and please the many different people in the audience. That is why we play
with and without vent holes. We believe there is enough room for all music lovers in this world.
Check out more photos to see where we have been