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    The Czech tradition

    You need to teach your students to be responsible.

    Really good horns were NEVER available in NW Ohio, where I am from, but we had good King tubas. I was taught to completely take a horn apart,...
  2. Thread: Gig in Austria

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    Gig in Austria

    Amana, IA.

    We played in one of those old hay barns that lets the air dry the hay...the boards let the cold wind whistle right through. I wore my coat the second day! Folks were really enjoying...
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    What faith are you?

    They would use Slavonic, which is the church language. Most likely, they just use English, as most would understand that. My parish has both services back to back and the English service is always...
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    OSU Sousaphone player dots the cameraman

    It just looked prearranged to me. The camera even lands sideways with the center still on the "i" dotter. Now here is a more authentic dot:
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  5. Thread: Royal Scots

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    Royal Scots

    Still to this day, the very best I have seen was when the Band of the Coldstream Guards and the Pipes and Drums of the Queen's Own Highlanders came over on tour back in the early 90's. I am a big...
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    What faith are you?

    Eastern Orthodox.

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    The Czech tradition

    I have been a very big fan of Cervenys since my HS days. My current 603 piggy model plays like butter, but I save it for the orchestra and brass ensemble gigs. It is only 3 years old and the...
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    funny thing about my new schiller

    OH MY...that is embarrassing!http://www.dwerden.com/talk/forum/i/expressions/face-icon-small-blush.gif

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    St. Petersburg Tubas

    I bought an older, completely overhauled St. Pete 201 to use with my German band for this season. That's me, with my St. Pete at Oktoberfest, Bavarian Inn, Glendale, WI. We really put the horns...
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