Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.— Ewan McGregor
Risky French Horn quotations
Take the bull by the horns.
Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.
I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, piano.
One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art?
How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
I love the French horn.
On conducting: If you can just barely hear the French horns on stage, the balance is perfect.
Unicorn. Old French, unicorne. Latin, unicornis. Literally, one-horned: unus, one and cornu,a horn. A fabulous animal resembling a horse with one horn.
Then I took 8 years of French Horn, first jazz, and then classical.
I'm interested in finding sounds and ideas that help bring the audience into the world that we [moviemakes] are all trying to create. Sometimes that's with synthesizers, and sometimes that's with French horns. I love using all of them, depending on the scenario.
I never felt like that in my life. I didn't know human beings played these instruments. I heard them in Chicago and Louisville and St. Louis all my life, you know? But I didn't know human beings played them, you know? So the next day I went to Coontz Junior High School and I started on sousaphone, tuba, B-flat baritone, E-flat alto, French horn, trombone.