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July 2018

Restauration of a german Waldhorn from Wernecke Berlin 1868


April 2018

in collaboration with Isabel Osselaere: development of a new method to restore painted bells.


November 2017

Successful revival: revitalization of a Klappentrompete von Franz Stöhr, Prague around 1830.


July 2017

New! I built a Sauterelle ascendant for a Courtois natural horn.


January 2017

Inspired from an old Raoux-Millereau catalog I built a Sauterell for an original Courtois Neuve Ainé.


November 2016

A very special instrument is leaving my workshop.


April 2016

Gerne empfange ich Sie ab 18. April 2016 in meinem neuen Atelier am Heckenweg 1, 3007 Bern.


Summer 2015

Summer academy 2015, Academy for early music Bruneck/Brunico, Italy. Martin Mürner’s talk: Horns (or brass instruments) in "Viennese Classical Music" - "Insight into the work of a historically aware instrument restorer"



Martin Mürner (*1958 in Zurich) is a horn player and a brass instrument restorer. He studied French horn in Zurich and natural horn at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Since 1983 he’s played with various international orchestras, such as Freiburger Barockorchester, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin and Concerto Köln and in 1993 he joined Anima Eterna in Bruges. In 1995 he began an apprenticeship with the instrument maker Karl Burri in Berne and subsequently started specialising his practice on restoring historical brass instruments applying methods corresponding the instrument’s era

Martin has worked as an independent restorer for 15 years now and oversees the instruments in the Karl Burri collection in Berne. Since 2009 he is also a research assistant at the Bern University of the Arts


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