Tuesdays on the Tube: Vienna Horns


The Vienna horn sound has always been known to be distinct from the standard french horn. This article from the New York Times explains more about the “The Viennese Sound” made famous by the Vienna Philharmonic. The group, Vienna Horns, have taken on the task of recording familiar songs (and original compositions) to the sound of multiple Viennese horns playing together. This group is formed by members of Austrian orchestras, and they have one rule – they all play exclusively the Vienna Horn in F. Click here to see the difference.

Take a listen to this magnificent group with their unique style and unique sound.

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith is the Founder and Editor of Last Row Music. He studied music at both Grace College and Carnegie Mellon University. Currently, Jeremy is the bass trombonist for Orchestra Iowa and the Huntington Symphony Orchestra. Jeremy also gives online brass lessons to students across the country from his home in Centerburg, Ohio.