> Canada Free Press:
> Amazingly beautiful .. Melissa Venema, age 13, is the trumpet
> Here is Taps played in its entirety. The Original version of
> Taps was called Last Post, and was written by Daniel Butterfield in 1801. It
> was rather lengthy and formal, as you will hear in this clip, so in 1862 it
> was shortened to 24 notes and re-named Taps. Melissa Venema is playing it on
> a trumpet whereby the original was played on a bugle.