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Is a trumpet noted for high notes easier to play than a regular cornet?

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Nicko,

Yes.

The cornet was created to be a good solo instrument to be played with the bands of the day. That's why the Arban's Mthod is listed as the Method for CORNET and not trumpet. It was that era.

Trumpets were made for the overall sound and flexibility in the upper register that could be created due to the increased length and resistance.

I hope that helps.

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