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Taps as you've not heard before #396920
01/10/11 11:10 AM
01/10/11 11:10 AM
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http://www.flixxy.com/trumpet-solo-melissa-venema.htm


> Canada Free Press:
> Amazingly beautiful .. Melissa Venema, age 13, is the trumpet
> soloist.
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> 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.


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Re: Taps as you've not heard before [Re: champion] #396930
01/10/11 12:10 PM
01/10/11 12:10 PM
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very talented 13 yr old

Re: Taps as you've not heard before [Re: pirate villas] #397087
01/11/11 09:15 PM
01/11/11 09:15 PM
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WOW! Girls can't play the trumpet! smile Damn, but she sure can!


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Re: Taps as you've not heard before [Re: azbob] #397149
01/12/11 04:59 PM
01/12/11 04:59 PM
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good player for certain. almost as good as I was at that age smile

However, the piece she is playing is not nearly as old as "taps"....it is a 60's Italian piece "Il Silencio" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Il_Silenzio_(song)

Taps "history" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taps http://www.west-point.org/taps/Taps.html


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Re: Taps as you've not heard before [Re: klcman] #397154
01/12/11 05:57 PM
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Knowing the sad nature of that tune, I'll pass.


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