Tim Thorpe

Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Cardiff
Age: 27
Interview date and place: October 19, 2010 at Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff
Instrument: Paxman 23E
Mouthpiece: PHC 22A with AS18 rim
Primary Teacher: Hugh Seenan
Professional Background: Formerly 3rd horn in Philharmonia; Principal of BBC NOW since January 1, 2006

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Eric Terwilliger

Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony, Munich
Age: 56
Interview date and place: November 10, 2010 in his apartment, Munich
Instrument: Alexander 103, with silver plated body, gold plated slides and inside of bell
Mouthpiece: Farkas DC
School: Indiana University
Primary Teachers: Philip Farkas, Ethel Merker
Professional Background: One year at Staatstheater Kassel, 31 years as principal of the Munich Philharmonic, BRSO since 2007

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Danilo Stagni

Orchestra: Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Age: 49
Interview date and place: November 14, 2010 at Conservatorio della Svizzzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
Instrument: Dürk D3
Mouthpiece: Oliphant Orval 6S with BR rim
Primary Teacher: Elvio Modonesi, solo horn of RAI Orchestra
Professional Background: La Scala Orchestra since age 19

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Corrado Maria Saglietti

Orchestra: RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Turin
Age: 53
Interview date and place: November 17, 2010, RAI Auditorium, Turin
Instrument: Holton H-200 Bb-F descant with F attachment
Mouthpiece: Giardinelli C-10
Primary Teacher: Giacomo Zoppi
Professional Background: RAI Principal since 1990.  Also played for Teatro Regio, Turin and at La Scala, Milan and for Symphonica Toscanini with Lorin Maazel.

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