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    Really cool story and the photos are beautiful....

    Really cool story and the photos are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
  2. That's a good story Jim! This whole thread has...

    That's a good story Jim! This whole thread has got me thinking I should take up second baritone, it sounds fun!
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    That was really fun to watch, in the last year or...

    That was really fun to watch, in the last year or two, mostly through watching Alexander Wurz's YouTube channel, I have really been enjoying music like this. I'll leave a link below of one of my...
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    I will jump in to share my experience. As I have...

    I will jump in to share my experience. As I have discussed previously on the forum I was away from the euphonium for about 7 years after finishing up college. Up until that point my only playing...
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    Randy, that's a great tip, anyone reading who has...

    Randy, that's a great tip, anyone reading who has never tried it should give it a go! I have no idea why it works, besides the obvious which is kind of taking out of time fingers to opposite ends of...
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    Have you looked at Altieri Bags? I have one and...

    Have you looked at Altieri Bags? I have one and really like it.
  7. Congratulations on a wonderful recital Dave, I...

    Congratulations on a wonderful recital Dave, I enjoyed it very much. One of the things I was thinking about as I listened was this quote from a post you made regarding the YouTube playlist of the...
  8. Thread: Two Bugles

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    Thanks for sharing these! Those are really cool...

    Thanks for sharing these! Those are really cool looking horns and seem to be in nice shape. How often do you play them?

    I love Drum Corps International and will never forget when I randomly...
  9. And apologies to the OP that I totally missed the...

    And apologies to the OP that I totally missed the request for info on used instruments. In that price range, my sense is that a new Chinese-made horn is probably better than most if not all used...
  10. I agree with bayoung36 as well. When I was in...

    I agree with bayoung36 as well. When I was in college I played a school Yamaha. I believe at was a 641, but could've been a 642, I'm not totally sure and at the time didn't really care one way or the...
  11. I'm happy to weigh in, please take my opinions...

    I'm happy to weigh in, please take my opinions with a grain of salt. I do not make a living with music but played through college and still enjoy playing as much as I can.

    I've never heard of...
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    That is a cool custom strap on your double bell...

    That is a cool custom strap on your double bell David. I think it is great how Valerie is willing to make customizations to her straps to fit unique circumstances.

    I am currently using the same...
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    I think that is a great idea from Ann. I don't...

    I think that is a great idea from Ann. I don't practice nearly as much as I would like to, but when I can find a week or two with some consistent practice I am often frustrated at how many times I...
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    I'm sure one of the vintage Besson experts on...

    I'm sure one of the vintage Besson experts on this forum will give you some great info, but that looks an awful lot like the New Standard I purchased last year, so I would say yes that is a New...
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    Hopefully the OP has had a few productive days of...

    Hopefully the OP has had a few productive days of experimenting! I agree with others who have advised you to be very patient. In my experience it takes many many months, not days, to make meaningful...
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    Congrats Dave on all you have achieved with this...

    Congrats Dave on all you have achieved with this forum since starting on post #1. Reading through the "cheap euphs" thread eight years ago is a large part of what got me back into playing after many...
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    That was wonderful, thanks for posting this! Sarah Willis did a Horn Hangout with Jesper Busk Sorensen and another trombonist with the Berlin Phil, Stefan Shultz. In that conversation, Jesper talks...
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    It is a little funny to see the Tyrell book come...

    It is a little funny to see the Tyrell book come up. I don't currently use it a lot, but I have a copy from when I was in high school because a lot of our All State audition etudes came out of there....
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    Tonight I learned that you can't take a...

    Tonight I learned that you can't take a screenshot of Netflix! But there is indeed a nice close up of the tuba and euphonium. The tuba is very obviously a Besson, but I can't really make out what the...
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    Thanks for the quick replies David and Doug, I...

    Thanks for the quick replies David and Doug, I suspected you might both weigh in! I appreciate both of your insights. To Doug's point about the 3-valve Besson not having the false tube behind the...
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    Besson 3-Valve New Standard question

    There is a lot of good information on this forum from very knowledgeable members about the history of the Besson/B&H Imperial/New Standard/Sovereign history, but one question I don't seem to be able...
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    8829 Found it :)

    8829

    Found it :)
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    Good idea linking to that how's your horn holding...

    Good idea linking to that how's your horn holding up thread, David.

    To the OP, I have a post near the end of that thread with photos and a description of maintenance issues that I had after 7...
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    That is a great question. I don't have a good...

    That is a great question. I don't have a good answer for you, but I am in exactly this boat right now. For the last 7 years I have been playing a modern Chinese stencil (the Schiller Elite) and it...
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    I'll echo what everyone else has said. Thanks for...

    I'll echo what everyone else has said. Thanks for sharing this info and photos of this beautiful horn Steve! A really cool piece of euphonium history, and that engraving is so cool.
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