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    Droplets from playing a wind instrument?

    I am wondering what's view is with the droplets coming out of wind instruments with relation to covid19. Something doesn't seem to add up to the studies which I've seen so far.

    I don't claim to be...
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    I played on a friends silver plated Willson 4...

    I played on a friends silver plated Willson 4 valve compensating Eb tuba once. I really like it. Sadly, my friend was killed in a vehicle accident around 20 years ago, really great tuba player and...
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    I double on tuba when needed with my Community...

    I double on tuba when needed with my Community Band. I use the highschool Yamaha Tuba they have and use my gold plated Shilke 66. I get around tuba fine, bit of a workout with getting the air going....
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    Something a bit different for the Tuba Christmas...

    Something a bit different for the Tuba Christmas this year in my town is we played in the lobby area of the auditorium an hour before The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Concert. We got 50% off the WSO...
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    This would be one of those rare times which...

    This would be one of those rare times which having a 4 valve compensating baritone would come in handy. I would play it open otherwise.

    I played my share of bassoon parts on euphonium in...
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    Interestingly, since graduating from university...

    Interestingly, since graduating from university 18 years ago, I very rarely needed to play trombone for anything. I done more tuba playing if anything for my Community Band when we didn't have any...
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    Last Tuesday, I got the Wick 4M. I was previously...

    Last Tuesday, I got the Wick 4M. I was previously using the SM4UM for over 10 years. I also had played on the SM3M and SM4M during last couple of years of university.

    It seems like that the extra...
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    Without wandering away too much from this topic,...

    Without wandering away too much from this topic, I can possibly see an use for a 4 valve compensating baritone in a concert / wind band playing bass clarinet or bassoon parts (or cues) in thinner...
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    Jim Thornton is still on staff at The...

    Jim Thornton is still on staff at The International Music Camp during the 5th session (the 3rd week of July) and still lives at Dickinson, North Dakota as far as I know as of 2 years ago. I would...
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    Really more of chamber piece then a 'concerto'...

    Really more of chamber piece then a 'concerto' per say.

    Composer: Hovhannes, Alan
    Title of Piece. Concerto no 3 (Diran, The Religious Singer)
    Year of Composition: 1948
    Existing Ensemble...
  11. Thread: Flying Music

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    Flying Music

    Sometimes geothermal fans can be a persons worse enemy.

    2 weeks ago at my church, I played Kyrie Eleison by Matt Redman and Matt Maher, a real nice slow piece which plays beautifully on...
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    Some peoples bad playing days are often other...

    Some peoples bad playing days are often other people's good playing days. You still sounded well even with your pimple.

    I had my concert on Monday. Circus Bee March was 1st up. I think we only...
  13. Thread: C Euphoniums

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    Up until last year, Crocus Plains Highschool in...

    Up until last year, Crocus Plains Highschool in Brandon had a 4 front action valve Bb tuba which had a set of slides which converted it to a C tuba. I can't remember the brand of it. The person who...
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    If one does play it down, they better do it with...

    If one does play it down, they better do it with a decent full sound and be tasteful about it! Otherwise, just play what's written.

    Occasionally on my euph. , I will play the tuba part as written...
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    I can't get remember the timing of it but Concert...

    I can't get remember the timing of it but Concert Piece by PV de la Nux might work. It does go to high Bb a couple of times however.
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    My Community Band is mainly made up of Highschool...

    My Community Band is mainly made up of Highschool students, some Community players and 4 music teachers playing secondary instruments. Some of the kids are actually fairly solid players and nice...
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    This is Riki McDonnell playing Turn My Eyes Upon...

    This is Riki McDonnell playing Turn My Eyes Upon Jesus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A6fWaiIsUk&feature=youtu.be
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    More often then not unfortunately, The euphonium...

    More often then not unfortunately, The euphonium part also ends up doubling something (especially the 2nd or 3rd trombone part) or the tenor saxophone in particular doubles the euphonium . It might...
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    There are Brass Bands which do not belong to...

    There are Brass Bands which do not belong to NABBA. They may not be interested in competing or the distance in getting to the NABBA Championship becomes a factor. Brass Band of Minot is Brass Band...
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    I tend to agree with Adrian. I don't mind the...

    I tend to agree with Adrian.

    I don't mind the bari sax too much. Atleast the bari can add weight and can blend not too badly with the euphonium and tuba section. The problematic member of the...
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    I just very quickly looked at the parts from the...

    I just very quickly looked at the parts from the Band Music pdf library website. There is a baritone part (in Treble Clef) and euphonium part (in Bass Clef) The baritone and euphonium parts are...
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    Worth a shot but I suggest Dr. Daniel Hornstein...

    Worth a shot but I suggest Dr. Daniel Hornstein in Huntsville. Dr. Hornstein was the former euphonium soloist of the USAF Band. I had him as an euphonium instructor at Minot State University in...
  23. There's a couple of way of analogies I can think...

    There's a couple of way of analogies I can think of which would support Matonis point which I tend to agree with.

    90% of people don't really need a PC that's worth more then $700 computer unless...
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    I have a bunch of solos (mainly for trumpet and a...

    I have a bunch of solos (mainly for trumpet and a couple that's for tenor sax) but here's a couple of other I can think: Fields of Galilee by Mark Hauth & Jeff Nelson. Its for flugelhorn and trumpet...
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    Sunday School Classics by James Curnow and Paul...

    Sunday School Classics by James Curnow and Paul Curnow. There is a piano accompaniment which you can get or just use the cd track. It also has an option of playing just the top part and have the...
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