Rotary contest

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by BrassBandMajor, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

    Jul 5, 2010
    Vienna, Austria, Europe
    You are perfectly right. Gerd Dowids learned his trade unter Hermann Ganter (amongst others; he had a long training period) and then opened his own shop in Munich Gerd Dowids - Meisterwerkstatt für Blasinstrumente. And Dotzauer are building what were top-notch trumpets fifty years ago...
  2. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 18, 2006
    My shortlist was complete. I have played several Dotzauer instruments. None ever were screaming "buy me". Amrein had one Bb that I should have bought - but only one. Lätzsch had two trumpets that were attractive. That trait was not present in any of the other instruments. I am going to commission a rotary C soon. The design is finished in my head.

    Price has NEVER been an issue or deciding factor. It has absolutely nothing to do with the playing qualities. I do have some expensive horns, but they were "must have"!

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