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  1. 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.
  2. 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."
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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.
  6. Cimarron Music is Back

    Many dwerden.com/tubaeuph.com visitors know that the owner of Cimarron Music and Productions died unexpectedly last Spring. (Cimarron published many of the works listed on the TubaEuph website and was well known among low brass players.)

    The company has been bought by Lewis Buckley, former director of the United States Coast Guard Band, and Bryan Doughty, owner of BVP Press. Both men are fine musicians and excellent arrangers, and both are anxious to make Cimarron the best company ...
  7. Cimarron Music on Track to Begin Again, October, 2004.

    The owner and founder of Cimarron Music and Productions, Robert Brule, died suddenly earlier this year. He was a long-time friend, and we will miss him greatly. The company has since been purchased (by another long-time friend). The new owner has been working very hard to get the legal issues completed so he can start the business again. Most of that has been done, and Cimarron should be up and running very soon!
  8. New Printable Pages

    Several pages on the dwerden.com/tubaeuph.com site now have printable versions in Adobe PDF format. This allows the user to print the page without worrying about the odd formatting that can sometimes be a problem when printing web pages. PDF files are availble for The Four-Valve Compensating System, Baritone or Euphonium, Choosing a Euphonium, Thoughts on Tuba, and More Thoughts on Tuba.