PLAYLIST, THE TRUMPET
In ancient Greece the specific use of the Salpinx was a discipline at the Olympics. It was named Hossa for Jews and Buccina for the Romans before it finally became known as Trumpet; one the oldest and widely used instruments in the world. Its distinctive loud and somewhat solemn sound made it very suitable for parades and [military] ceremonies and ultimately it became a leading instrument in early jazz music. Here’s a selection of songs which highlight the trumpet on SPOTIFY and YOUTUBE.
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