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  1. Thread: Schilke 51D?

    by Porkwich
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    The 51D is an excellent mouthpiece that I...

    The 51D is an excellent mouthpiece that I recommend for any student who is "stepping up".

    I played on one in middle school, most of high school, and I still use it today for my marching baritone...
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    Thanks Opus and Barry, I'll use contact cement!

    Thanks Opus and Barry, I'll use contact cement!
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    It is the "cork", but it happens to be made of...

    It is the "cork", but it happens to be made of rubber
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    Adhesive for Spit Valve?

    The spit valves (one on the 1st slide and the another on the main) on my Willson horn have come loose and need to be re-glued. Any suggestions for what adhesive would be safe to use?
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    I'm glad you posted this, I am planning on...

    I'm glad you posted this, I am planning on competing in my school's concerto competition with this piece in January. This will be a great resource! Thanks!
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    Figuring Out the Production Year of my Horn

    When I bought my Willson 2900 horn from a euphonium player at Troy University, I was curious to know some information about the horn. I emailed Willson to ask them and I sent my serial (26771) and...
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    Yes, Mr. Ruby, that is what I intended to ask

    Yes, Mr. Ruby, that is what I intended to ask
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    Thanks for the responses! I'm glad to hear that...

    Thanks for the responses! I'm glad to hear that the Wessex seems to be a nice horn.

    I've noticed that Wessex offers their baritone in brass lacquer or silver plated. Is there a timbre difference...
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    "Best Bang for my Buck" British Baritone

    Hey all,

    I'm thinking about buying a "British" baritone horn to use for performances within tuba-euph ensembles as a solo voice to give some extra variance in timbre. I'd rather opt to spend a...
  10. Thread: Stuck!

    by Porkwich
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    For getting valve caps and tuning slides unstuck,...

    For getting valve caps and tuning slides unstuck, I use a rawhide hammer to gently tap around all sides to get the gunk loose. If the cap doesn't unscrew you can try tapping just a little harder in a...
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    Here are the concert notes for the Curnow: ...

    Here are the concert notes for the Curnow:

    "Originally written by the composer as a teaching piece for his own euphonium students, RHAPSODY FOR EUPHONIUM is dedicated to the memory of the...
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    Wow that horn is seriously a work of art!

    Wow that horn is seriously a work of art!
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    I just recieved a response from Steven Mead and...

    I just recieved a response from Steven Mead and unfortunately his version is not to be distributed. Sorry for getting everyone's hopes up, I probably should have checked with Mead first before I...
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    I understand your concern Mr. Werden, from the...

    I understand your concern Mr. Werden, from the aforementioned youtube commentor: I will admit that I am not familiar with copyright laws when it comes to sheet music so please correct me if this is...
  15. Wow, I really like this. I'll keep it in mind...

    Wow, I really like this. I'll keep it in mind next time I have to prepare for something with quarter triplets.
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    Tapered Springs

    Today I received replacement springs for my Wilson Euphonium. Which end of the tapered springs should be on the bottom the wider end or the narrower end?
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    Just as an update to this thread, Thanks again...

    Just as an update to this thread,

    Thanks again to all who gave advice above. Just for anyone who stumbles across this thread who has the same issue, I'll state my process so far. When I first...
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    Just a quick update on this thread ...

    Just a quick update on this thread

    Unfortunately the GMEA conference is not open to the public and it is only for educators (which means it's geared more towards selling intermediate to beginner...
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    Thanks to both of you! This all sounds like great...

    Thanks to both of you! This all sounds like great advice and I'll get to working on it tonight! I notice though that many preform this with the high B at the end although it is unwritten. Would it be...
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    Help with Curnow's Rhapsody for Euphonium

    I'm having trouble with the technical sections (Allegro con Spirito and the reprisal in 94-116) with the tounging as well as simply keeping up with the tempo. Can anyone give any advice on cleaning...
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    Thank you for the advice Mr. Werden. ITEC or Tuba...

    Thank you for the advice Mr. Werden. ITEC or Tuba Exchange are both possibilities even if they would be a ride. What would horns on trial be though? I would assume that I would do a trial for a horn...
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    Hey Mr. Werden! I've always been a fan and have...

    Hey Mr. Werden! I've always been a fan and have loved listening to your preformances. Anyway, I'm definitely looking for a higher end horn so my range would be anywhere around $6,000-8,000.
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    Trying out horns in the Savannah area

    I'm a senior in high school looking into getting a large bore compensating euphonium for college (I currently play on the school's yamaha 321) I live in Georgia around the Savannah area and I'm...
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