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    Another great Gabriel's Oboe performance from the...

    Another great Gabriel's Oboe performance from the late Ryan Anthony. You will not hear more beautiful brass playing.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KHeqZL0HbY
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    True, but the shipping and insurance charges on a...

    True, but the shipping and insurance charges on a returned euphonium are not trivial. I've done it before--it's more like renting a euphonium for two weeks.
  3. Thread: Yamaha 642 Neo

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    So I started this thread over nine years ago and...

    So I started this thread over nine years ago and it still lives on!

    Played the Neo after it came out, then switched totally to Adams for 4-5 years, then found a Neo which someone had returned...
  4. In many ways, I think the euphonium works better...

    In many ways, I think the euphonium works better as a solo instrument with orchestra than with wind bands because of the contrast in sound.
  5. Fernando Deddos: Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra (2016)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2qF6iJisaU

    The composer, an Adams performer, plays his own work, and it's very good indeed!
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    Stronger chops across the range.

    Stronger chops across the range.
  7. Thread: Anthony Caillet

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    Anthony Caillet

    I've always liked what little I know of this French player from the videos on the web. Here's one where he does a very nice job on baritone, euphonium & flugelhorn in another one of the covid videos...
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    Euphonium/Ocarina duet

    Most interesting duet I've heard in a while:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLUjnitQPZg

    The Shoichiro Hokazono channel is worth listening to. There's an especially nice Sparke 1st Euphonium...
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    Well, I look forward to trying it. I played the...

    Well, I look forward to trying it. I played the SM3 for years, then switched to the SM3U, which was great except it was hard on the chops for extended playing periods. I tried the SM3X, but it felt...
  10. Thread: Steve's Euph

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    Ah, thanks.

    Ah, thanks.
  11. Thread: Steve's Euph

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    Steve's Euph

    Is Steve Mead now playing a gold plated euphonium? Or has he been and I'm just now catching on? The seems too deep a color and not quite right for lacquer.
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  12. Thread: Ruedi teaches

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    Ruedi teaches

    As I dig deeper into YouTube I fine some obscure but interesting videos. Here's Thomas Ruedi teaching in a short video. It's in German, which I don't understand, but in which I find he communicates...
  13. Thread: Oval Baritone

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    Even more, even better, from the same site. Bydlo...

    Even more, even better, from the same site. Bydlo on the oval:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=271RuwbhtcI
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    Oval Baritone

    Nice video of German oval baritone in the beginning of this performance by the Berlin Phil brass ensemble.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBeBXwAhwy8

    John
  15. Thread: Thomas Ruedi

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    Thomas Ruedi

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y8JaZAC6pc

    Beautiful playing by one of the most polished players on euphonium today.

    John
  16. I've always liked the Vaughn Williams "Six...

    I've always liked the Vaughn Williams "Six Studies in English Folksong." The work plays to the euphonium's strengths as a beautiful sounding instrument. All six movements are longer than you need,...
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    Well, to answer my own question, sort of, here: ...

    Well, to answer my own question, sort of, here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alXcOzzy658

    someone asks that in the comments, and Steve answers it is "secret, for now."

    This is a...
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    Mead mouthpiece question

    In the video Dave linked to here

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/23662-Steven-Mead-How-to-Prepare-Pantomime#.XmGi3JNKifU

    it seems Steve is using a mouthpiece I don't recognize. Can...
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    Interesting point about being so free blowing,...

    Interesting point about being so free blowing, which requires chop strength to control the horn and means the horn is channeling your sound less. I think some players could find it freeing up their...
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    "It is a non-compensating euphonium which helps...

    "It is a non-compensating euphonium which helps to make it lightweight and responsive!"

    A long time ago I remember discussing on this forum about a non-compensating euphonium designed as a...
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    I play in this type of ensemble. Some good stuff here, scored and arranged for brass:

    https://www.ebrassmusic.com/store/c4/Isthmus_Brass_10tet_Series.html
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    I agree totally about the sound improvement with...

    I agree totally about the sound improvement with the Neo over the previous 642. It does push back a little but once it's resonating I always am struck by the coherence and smoothness of the sound...
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    This has nothing to do with the general question...

    This has nothing to do with the general question about the LOUDs, but I still have an LM25 and an LM20. The LM25 was marketed as a better mouthpiece than a 51D. The LM20 as an alternative to the SM3...
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    I think you have to do the kinds of things Dave...

    I think you have to do the kinds of things Dave and Gary recommend, no matter what horn & mouthpiece combo you play. I like long tones played with my eyes closed to focus on the sound; one can start...
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    That is really nice Rick. Thanks for the link. ...

    That is really nice Rick. Thanks for the link.

    John
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