Egyptian Snb Battle Call

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Students from Lincoln Elementary are getting ready to present at the 2014 Chicago Brass Festival at North Eastern Illinois University on March 15th. We have been discussing the trumpets of ancient civilizations, including the Egyptian Snb (pictured right), which was used for war and ceremonial purposes. The Snb was made of silver or copper, approximately […]

Morning Bell Fanfare

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Enjoy students from Lincoln Elementary School performing the “Morning Bell Fanfare” to signal the start of the school day. Trumpets have been used for signaling purposes such as this for thousands of years. Listen as students build the fanfare to form a complete major chord (playing three distinct pitches- all part of the naturally occurring […]