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  1. Polishing the Other Pieces

    In addition to polishing the visible parts of you horn, you should pay attention to the parts you can't see. The tuning slides should be polished from time to time...



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  2. New Jazz Euphonium CD by Tom Ball

    Denver (Colorado) euphoniumist Tom Ball has created a new CD of jazz. Very fine playing, and in a style different from the way you usually hear a euphonium. Learn more and hear sound clips by clicking the link that follows (which will open in a new brower window): www.cdbaby.com/cd/tball
  3. Polishing Tips for silver

    Many people have asked me how to polish silver instruments. You need to do two things. First you need to clean and polish the horn, and second you need to keep the tarnish from coming back very soon.



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  4. Compensating System - Flash Tutorial Available

    This site has featured for several years a page explaining the 3- and 4-valve compensating systems. More recently, a Flash version has been added. This version is interactive and much easier to read and understand. Go to http://www.dwerden.com/eu-articles-comp.cfm and click on the valve system icon on the right side.
  5. David Werden's book Scoring for Euphonium earns Infography Award of Excellence

    Scoring for Euphonium by David Werden is recognized as a fine resource for composers and arrangers who want to learn how to use the euphonium effectively. It has earned the Infography Award of Excellence. Infography's purpose is: "This reference tool enables a student, librarian, or teacher to identify superlative sources of information about a subject of inquiry, viewed through the lens of expert opinion."
  6. David Werden performing at Tubonium 3

    David Werden will be performing a recital at Tubonium 3 near the Twin Cities:

    www.gac.edu/oncampus/academics/music/tubonium/Tubonium3.cfm

    The recital is titled "The Euphonium Family" and will feature the euphonium, baritone horn, and double-bell euphonium.

    David will premier four new arrangements on this recital (mentioned in an earlier post on this blog). He is also playing Introduction and Dance by Barat, Chiapanecas by Mendez, and Carnival of Venice ...
  7. New Euphonium Music

    I have just finished four new arrangements for euphonium and piano. There will be available late in April, 2005, from Cimarron Music.

    An Die Musik - Schubert
    Phil the Fluter's Ball - Traditional Irish
    Last Rose of Summer - Moore
    Serenade from "The Student Prince" - one of Harold Brasch's favorite selections (Harold was one of American's top euphonium soloist before his death a few years ago.)

    There will also be a notice on dwerden.com ...
  8. More Euphonium Sheet Music and Euphonium CD Recordings Added

    There is a convenient page that contains all the recommended recordings and sheet music that normally appear at random on many other pages. Most of the links take you to pages on the web where you can purchase the items directly through vendors known to be trustworthy.




    Recently, there have been many new entries. Check the Complete Resources page regularly.