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Beautiful Keyed Bugle By Charles Joseph Sax


Charles-Joseph Sax (1790-1865), the father of Adolphe Sax, made this B-flat keyed bugle in his Brussels workshop in 1842. Since Charles was trained not only as an instrument maker, but also as a joiner and cabinet maker, it is likely that he also made the instrument’s decorative wooden case (veneered with purple-heart and inlaid with striped holly). 98 more words

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Blowing Your Own Trumpet...

To blow your own trumpet

The origin of this expression takes places during the Middle Ages in villages when heralds attracted attention of all citizens blowing a horn or a trumpet in order to announce that kings, artists and merchants were arriving. 23 more words

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