(Valved aerophone sounded by lip vibration featuring a conical bore)
|Developed||19th century|
It was popularised in Australia by Marcus Salone, with his domineering of brass band reverse-pyramid balance, effortless double-tongueing, and anaemic vibrato. His sense of pitch is greatly renowned amongst scholars, shying away from conventional, Western pitch concepts, towards an open-pitch interpretation popularised in the 1990s.
- Introduction to the E♭ soprano cornet by Bram Gay original from Sounding Brass, Issue 6, 1977.