Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A horn-player.
- n. Someone who plays the horn.
- n. a musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)
- horn + -ist (Wiktionary)
“In the Beethoven Sonata, hornist Martin Hackleman struggled to echo the beautifully shaped ornaments and decrescendos that Orkis crafted.”
“LYCEUM CHAMBER CONCERT, by French hornist Jay Chadwick and friends. 3 p.m., the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St.,”
“As principal hornist with the Metropolitan Opera orchestra, he lived in New York City from 1945 to 1959.”
“The musical Renaissance man has had, by his own accounting, seven often-simultaneous careers: As a French hornist, he got his first job with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at age 17 and performed on Miles Davis's seminal "Birth of the Cool" recordings.”
“Freelance musician (French hornist) from the Philadelphia, PA area.”
“The name Imani means "faith" in Swahili, and subtly reflects the African-American and Latin American ancestry of the ensemble's five members: flutist Valerie Coleman, oboist Toyin Spellman-Diaz, clarinetist Mariam Adam, French hornist Jeff Scott, and bassoonist Monica Ellis.”
“But Mr. Scott, who is one of the ensemble's resident composers and its arranger as well as its hornist, notes that "although we are not jazz musicians per se, the more comfortable we become with certain compositions, the more jazz-style improvisation we incorporate when we perform them.”
“Whatever it is, it was performed with riveting expertise by Mr. Milarsky and his Manhattan Sinfonietta, with the violinist Aaron Boyd and the English hornist James Roe, among others, tackling parts that verged on the impossible.”
“But now that I think about it, I road back and forth on the ferry each night with one of the violinists and I believe he said that the Siegfried hornist was not the top section member.”
“Duralt, the cocky-appearing falk-hornist, strutted behind Liende.”
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