[Ads-l] Query concerning the removal of "French" from "French horn" (2nd try)

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Thu Jun 25 20:38:23 UTC 2015


Thanks for all the replies, which I've shared with Roger Kaza. Also, I noticed "French hornist" (not just "hornist") in a recent online newsletter of the Jazzinstitut  Darmstadt (Germany). So even music experts sensitive to the latest trends in their field have not totally set aside "French" when referring to the instrument. -------Below my signoff is the relevant excerpt.

Gerald Cohen


From: Jazzinstitut Darmstadt [jazz at jazzinstitut.de]
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:33 AM
To: Cohen, Gerald Leonard
Subject: Jazz News No 22/2015 (18 - 24 June 2015)
<snip>
23. Juni 2015

Gunther Schuller

The composer, French hornist, educator and jazz historian  Gunther Schuller, who died last Sunday, had his Darmstadt connections. <snip>

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