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Yamaha trumpets get orchestra seal of approval
Trumpets made by musical instrument manufacturer Yamaha are to be used by the famous City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, it has been revealed.
Holland will use the New York Bb Trumpet YTR9335NYS model, while Thomas and Quirk decided on the Chicago C Trumpet YTR9445CHSE instrument.
On its official website, Yamaha said: "We are deeply honoured to be working with such an esteemed trumpet section and will be working closely with the players over the coming years."
In its near 90-year history, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has been conducted by the likes of Sir Simon Rattle and Sir Edward Elgar.
It received a Classic FM Gramophone Gold Disc Award last year for its recording of the Saint-Saens PianoConcertos with Stephen Hough.Posted on 25 Feb 2009 11:55 to category : Instruments News
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