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New Article by Arthur Lehman: The British Euphonium Sound

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Legendary euphoniumist (and prolific author!) Arthur Lehman has just written a few thoughts about the British euphonium sound that we all talk about so much. Here is an excerpt:


It just occurred to me today. When I listened to music off a new CD I'd just acquired, of the Salvation Army's International Staff Band from England, that for years when I have written many articles, I have unintentionally overlooked the English euphonium players. When I would, for instance, say something like this, "of all of the euphonium players I can think of, Harold Brasch had the best tone." well, I was automatically thinking of only the American youffers, forgetting completely about the English youffers. Now, that was a really huge blunder for, of all the world's best tone, the English youffers are far ahead of everyone else anywhere in the world. Far ahead!


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The British Euphonium Sound, by Arthur Lehman

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