I just added the image and caption below to the page Serpent & Ophicleide Images: 1851-present. 1853—Spain: A color lithograph depicting 3 soldiers in military uniform includes an ophicleide (see below image; public domain; New York Public Library Digital Collection).
Month: April 2023
Joannes Rochut and Kids
I added the below photo and caption to the Trombone History Timeline (20th century). 1925—Boston: A newspaper story in the Boston Sunday Post on trombonist Joannes Rochut and his family includes a photograph of Rochut and his children, along with the caption,…
I just added this caption and image to the Trombone History Timeline (19th century, 1826-1850). 1847—France: Gerard Grandville’s sketch, Parade de l’autruche, features a trombone, horn, and clarinet with conductor (see below image; public domain; Nancy, musée des beaux-arts).
I added the below caption and image to the Trombone History Timeline (19th century, 2nd half). c. 1880—England: An artist from the English School creates a color lithograph of a frog playing trombone. The lithograph is subsequently made into a…
Renaissance Natural or Slide Trumpet
Recently Alexandre Mainz, trombonist in the Royal Opera of Wallonie-Liege (Belgium), sent me the image below from a museum in Antwerp. The painting, which dates from 1493, is attributed to “Master of Frankfurt” and titled, Festival of the Archers (see…