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    Euphonium Recital no.59 (UK)

    Euphonium Recital no.59


    ....................in our 14th. season at St. Mary’s and the 25th. year of free lunchtime concerts!
    Charley Brighton (Sponsored by Willson Band Instruments of...
  2. Hi, Unfortunately that can mean a whole host...

    Hi,

    Unfortunately that can mean a whole host of things. The guy is being honest in that he can produce a sound on it, but I've had these before where they are quite leaky, mostly due to the...
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    2146original fitting & testing of the York...

    2146original fitting & testing of the York leadpipe on my 2900
    2147
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    Hi, Yes Doug is correct. My 1992 Willson 2900...

    Hi,
    Yes Doug is correct.
    My 1992 Willson 2900 was a test model for adapting the York Eminence leadpipe & receiver for both the 2900 & 2950.

    A similar/slightly modified design (it's not quite...
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    Hi Brandon, Great to see you are enjoying...

    Hi Brandon,

    Great to see you are enjoying success with the new model. A student of mine is enquiring about seriel numbers as to before & after the changes you had made?
    Is there a specific...
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    Thanks Dave, The first 2 pieces feature the...

    Thanks Dave,

    The first 2 pieces feature the Willson 2900 Euphonium;
    Euphoria is a brand new original work (Spring 2012) from Alwyn Green, trombonist (euph) with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra...
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    Hi, No, they sent us a newly...

    Hi,
    No, they sent us a newly designed/constructed model to view earlier this year.
    CB
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    The Emperor is the base model for the new...

    The Emperor is the base model for the new Catelinet 4v compensated Euphonium now sold by Rosehill in the UK.
    The were no less than a dozen changes made which improved it a great deal and a heavy 12"...
  9. Thread: Euphonium ID

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    Yes, the Super Triumphonic range was the long...

    Yes, the Super Triumphonic range was the long awaited compensated (3 & 4 valve) version of the Triumphonic, made with various parts under license from B&H, except the valves & valve blocks...
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    Hi, The new UK models have different lead...

    Hi,

    The new UK models have different lead pipes and mouthpiece receivers, very different from the original Willson ones.

    I was involved with experimenting with these and my 1992 2900 was used...
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    UK Euphonium Recital no.48

    Saturday, November 17th. 2012

    Willson UK Euphonium Artist Charley Brighton, with Malcolm Stowell, piano & organ
    St. Mary's Parish Church, Church Street, Slough, Berkshire UK SL1 1PJ
    12 noon...
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    Besson Frustration

    Quite a common problem for Prestige Euphs, the one I worked on involved adding small rubber pieces to the tuning trigger spring tensioners, where they coiled around pillars and rested on bare metal....
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    tonight in Richmond VA

    Henrico Concert Band with Charley Brighton, Euphonium, tonight 7.30pm

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/422925091056455/

    CB
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  14. Symphonic Rhapsody for Euphonium- Gregson Piano Reduction

    Yes Jim, Robert Childs recorded it with Brighouse & Rastrick with the composer conducting.

    There are a few minor alterations from the original in that performance, which I like.

    I also have a...
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    Fantasy for Euphonium by Sparke in Bass Clef

    Yes, I have one, in the UK the set from the publishers comprises tc/bc solo with piano copies.

    CBvbmodified
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    Adams Endorsement

    Congrats Dave, sounds wonderful.

    It's also great that things are not content to stand still in the top end of the Euphonium range.

    That was the thinking behind the new leadpipe design for the...
  17. Thread: JTJ Recital

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    JTJ Recital

    Looks great John, I did the Gregson last year, long overdue in the piano accomp version!

    My next UK recital is on Feb 18th;

    A choir of Angels
    Cecilia McDowell (with organ) (UK)

    Album Leaves...
  18. Which large shank mouthpiece comes with a Wilson 2950?

    Yes, that's certainly the case in the UK.

    CB
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    Doug Elliot Euph J

    That's good too hear John, glad it works for you.

    I have 2 or 3 students/friends on DE mouthpieces that are working out nicely.

    I shall be stocking up on parts when I'm over in Richmond in...
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    New (to me) Baritone

    Hi Doug,

    Your Baritone was completed and tuned (tested) in the St. Alban's factory on January the 7th. 1965 and exported on March 8th.

    Best wishes, Chas
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    Doug Elliot Euph J

    That great to hear John, the DE's are getting more popular over here too, as you know, they work well on all my old Euphs as well as the Willson.

    Just fine-tuned a set up to work on a rare...
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    New Lead Pipe Design for Willson Euphoniums

    I'm sure at some point in the future, Willson would be able to supply the new leadpipes for retro fit. I must say that the workshop at Rosehill here in Beaconsfield did a great job of the fitting,...
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    New Lead Pipe Design for Willson Euphoniums

    Hi from England,

    A few months ago a prototype 2960 was sent over with the new leadpipe. It's identical to the York one only with a different receiver. Those who play tested it did not want to give...
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    Where can I find Aka Tombo?

    Hi,

    I originally found this on Philip Kim's Sibelius music page and asked for his permission to adapt it as a solo, which he kindly agreed to. I then performed it at St. Mary's on the 1891 Highams...
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    Martin Sousaphone in the UK

    My Hawkes 4v 1912 E flat Cavalry tuba is no longer a loner amongst all my euphoniums, I just added a beautiful Martin 3v E flat Sousaphone to my collection.

    I've tried various models/pitches...
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