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    I couldn't find the PDF for "Where e're You Walk"...

    I couldn't find the PDF for "Where e're You Walk" from IMSLP.org mentioned by OP.

    Can anyone help me out here.

    Thanks.
  2. Anyone ready to be a guinea pig and try it on a...

    Anyone ready to be a guinea pig and try it on a whole horn. Maybe someone has an old silver plated trumpet that would be easier to experiment with.

    Sure would be interested if it works on a...
  3. I also cleaned all my mps with this method and it...

    I also cleaned all my mps with this method and it worked very well. We didn't actually use boiling water, only very hot water from the tap and we weren't really precise in our measurements of the...
  4. tarnish removal with aluminum foil method

    A few months ago, Doug Elliott posted over on the Trombone Chat Forum about how to remove tarnish from silver plated mouthpieces by putting them in a a pan with aluminum foil and a solution of...
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    Reminds me of the joke that was told in Greek...

    Reminds me of the joke that was told in Greek exegesis class when I was in seminary: a pronoun is a noun that plays for money.
  6. John, Merlin would be a great option to send you...

    John, Merlin would be a great option to send you slide off to. While the Slide Doctor sometimes receives all the accolades for slide work among trombone players, what many don't realize is that the...
  7. I haven't read the attached article, but let me...

    I haven't read the attached article, but let me add additional anecdotal information from my own experience as an adjunct instructor.

    What Snorlax says about the vast numbers of wandering adjunct...
  8. We have extremely good options for repairmen here...

    We have extremely good options for repairmen here in Iowa. Besides Lee Stofer, who is a fine repairman that friends of mine have used, Merlin Grady in Waterloo is a superb tech. He recently aligned...
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    I play a Marcinckiewicz GR model which is now...

    I play a Marcinckiewicz GR model which is now renamed a 1 1/2 G. It is a bit deeper with a bigger throat than the Bach version with the same number, but it works very well on my Yamaha 322R bass...
  10. Nice Conn euphonium (clone of King 2280) for sale on Trombone Chat forum

    Over on the Trombone Chat Forum, one of the regular vendors, who goes by the handle of Greenbean, has a Conn 19I for sale for a reasonable price. I've dealt with him and he's a reliable seller. He...
  11. I have played my Mack Brass euphonium on a...

    I have played my Mack Brass euphonium on a CKB/UMI/King (all the same mp) 5G and it's a good match.

    It's not the same mouthpiece as a Bach 5G. It's a bit bigger and a bit deeper and it works...
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    Aren't tenor horns similar in structure to a Bb...

    Aren't tenor horns similar in structure to a Bb British baritone, only pitched higher?

    If I'm not mistaken, the conical nature of both of these horns is more cornet-like, unlike the broader...
  13. What would USQMC stand for? US Quarter Master...

    What would USQMC stand for? US Quarter Master Corp?
  14. Rebuild of old double belled eurphonium

    I thought many of you would like to see these photos of an old double-belled euphonium that came to Merlin Grady's repair shop in parts and he completely rebuilt.

    Merlin is kind of a legend as a...
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    I've been very pleased with my Mack brass...

    I've been very pleased with my Mack brass euphonium. Great value for the price.
  16. The old Scottish split leaf Psalters used to all...

    The old Scottish split leaf Psalters used to all be in common meter and they switched tunes and texts around all the time. Perhaps the most familiar one is Old Hundreth, the Louis Borgeois tune...
  17. Dave great job on the Love Divine, All Love's...

    Dave great job on the Love Divine, All Love's Excelling. I played a duet arrangement on bass trombone with another young bass trombonist for offertory on this tune-- Hyfrydol- this morning from a...
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    john, only q little bit. Perhaps my ear is...

    john, only q little bit. Perhaps my ear is deceiving me-- I'm not sure- sicne I haven't really checked it out that much. It's when I do octave warm-up slurs that I seem to notice it the most.
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    On my Mack Brass the low B natural is very flat...

    On my Mack Brass the low B natural is very flat with a 2+4 combination, but is much more in tune with 123. It doesn't seem to make as much difference with the low C if I use 1+3 or 4 alone.
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    Our community band seems to vary from 3-6...

    Our community band seems to vary from 3-6 euphonium players depending on the gig. I always bring one of my trombones to rehearsal along with my euphonium because often our trombone section is...
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    They work well in my Mack Brass, but I've had to...

    They work well in my Mack Brass, but I've had to put a couple of sets in since I bought the horn because, as mentioned above, the plastic eventually comes off. They're cheap though, and my local...
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    Maybe being "sonically flexible" means something...

    Maybe being "sonically flexible" means something like I read from jazz cornetist, Warren Vache. He plays a longer style cornet-- the kind that resembles an Olds Ambassdor, etc that was standard for...
  23. John, are you driving past Iowa City again? ...

    John, are you driving past Iowa City again? We're gone on vacation this week, but will be back next week.
  24. I played the Adams T bone as well and It blew...

    I played the Adams T bone as well and It blew very nicely. I didn't run the F attachment through its paces as you did., though. I also played the Adams E1 and E2 and both were very nice...
  25. White Sox fan, here. Born in Gary, Indiana and...

    White Sox fan, here. Born in Gary, Indiana and have solid NW Indiana, south east Chicago roots on all sides of the family. My families were among the pioneers in Munster-Highland, Indiana and one...
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