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Old Nov 21, 2007, 10:49 AM   #1
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Earlier this year, my wife and I were shooting photos around Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington, just across the river from Portland. While there, we ran across this gentleman blowing tunes on his trumpet. I have no idea who he is. He was quite good and we enjoyed listening to him. He was the only musician performing anywhere in the park.



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Old Nov 21, 2007, 12:23 PM   #2
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Cal, I believe that he is actually playing a cornet, not a trumpet. The cornet, which I played for many years, is shorter and has a sweeter tone than the trumpet.
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Old Nov 21, 2007, 1:04 PM   #3
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Walter, you could be correct. It has a different shape than a trumpet and is a bit larger. I was thinking cornet as I looked at it but was not sure. The trumpet and cornet are very similar instruments.

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calr wrote:
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...The trumpet and cornet are very similar instruments...
The trumpethas cylindrical tubing as far as the bell, and the cornet is conical. This, in part, accounts for the different tone.
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Great capture of a beautiful day with music.
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Cal,

THis fellow obviously likes what he's doing. It's rare to see a musician playing under duress.

Aloha and thanks for sharing.
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Wonderful shot. :-)
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