MMus University of Sydney 2014 Pages: 70

"Alla tromba della fama" (To the trumpet of fame): the impact of instrumental idiom on vocal performance practice in trumpet arias

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Manchester, Cassone, Burkhart and Jacobs, amongst many others, have argued for the commonly accepted theory that the historically informed trumpeter of baroque repertoire should imitate the voice. This is based upon the following statement by author of one of the major historical treatises on playing the trumpet, J.E. Altenburg: ‘It is well known the human voice is supposed to serve as the model for all instruments thus the clarino player should try to imitate it as much as possible, and should seek to bring forth the so-­‐‑called cantabile on his instrument’1...

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