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    Are you able to do any horn playing? - Sara

    Are you able to do any horn playing?
    - Sara
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    Hello Dennis (smile). Would you give us an...

    Hello Dennis (smile). Would you give us an update on how you are doing my friend? You have been in our prayers.

    I have a family member who broke her neck under similar circumstances. No...
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    Do you mean the traditional Edward Elgar melody...

    Do you mean the traditional Edward Elgar melody used for "walking the line" at graduations in the USA? I don't ask to be a smart-alek. It is just that many different composers wrote pieces by that...
  4. Beautiful!! That being said, I would like to...

    Beautiful!!


    That being said, I would like to make an observation that will probably be stirring the pot a little.

    It is usually said that piston and rotary low brass don't play together very...
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    Um, is that supposed to be Arnold Shoenburg,...

    Um, is that supposed to be Arnold Shoenburg, rather than Harold Schoenberg?
    - Sara
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    When did Tom McGrady start carrying this? I...

    When did Tom McGrady start carrying this? I thought he preferred to stick to the EU1150S as the only euphonium he would stock. Nice to see an option there (smile).
    - Sara
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    Care to share the names and authors of a few of...

    Care to share the names and authors of a few of those "traditional harmony/theory books and workbooks"? For those of us interested in doing some "independent study of theory on our own."

    - Sara
  8. Sent you a private email. - Sara

    Sent you a private email. - Sara
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    Blackthorne - Are you still looking for a plastic...

    Blackthorne - Are you still looking for a plastic tuba? If so, I may have found something that will interest you. Take a look at the following link. ...
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    Bugle style horns are typically used when...

    Bugle style horns are typically used when standing and marching. The only folks I have seen using them are marching bands or drum and bugle corps. No orchestras, wind bands, or other concert music...
  11. So then the question becomes, Does the $1350...

    So then the question becomes, Does the $1350 price include shipping within the USA? But you may have found a buyer either way.
    - Sara
  12. So is the horn silver finish, or traditional...

    So is the horn silver finish, or traditional lacquered brass? The pictures make it difficult to tell. Does the $1350 include the shipping within the US? Are you willing to ship overseas?
    - Sara...
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    Ametropia - At the risk of going off topic for a...

    Ametropia - At the risk of going off topic for a tuba/euphonium forum, I would ask this. But aren't a bassoon and flute embouchure rather different from each other? After all, one is pointed kind of...
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    Besson may be the Stradivarius of euphoniums, but...

    Besson may be the Stradivarius of euphoniums, but if the Geneva is the horn of your heart, which it sounds like it/she is, make it/her the horn that you keep. There is no shame in that.
    - Sara
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    Guess what? Someone, not me, is planning on...

    Guess what? Someone, not me, is planning on putting together a Trombone & Tuba Day at Tim's Music in the Sacramento, CA area. I don't have any details yet about when, but the where is 6818 Fair...
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    Sticky: All this collective knowledge of horn specs is...

    All this collective knowledge of horn specs is great. But I find myself getting a little lost in the posts. Would someone pull together the brands and models, and create a quick reference table...
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    Nitrocellulose vs Epoxy Lacquer

    Lacquer composition seems to be an interesting topic around here lately (http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/23669-Selecting-a-Besson/page2#.XmrnjUplA2w see posts 13, 14, and 15). So I...
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    When I was playing in high school (roughly 25...

    When I was playing in high school (roughly 25 years ago), I was taught to think and articulate "da" for regular attacks, "ta" for staccato/marcato, and "la" for a lagato playing style. "La" also ...
  19. The Planets may not be, strictly speaking, a...

    The Planets may not be, strictly speaking, a brass ensemble piece, but I have enjoyed every arrangement of Jupiter that I have heard. Mars does have some meaty brass parts. Personally I find...
  20. Gustav Holst - from The Planets Suite, Jupiter.

    Gustav Holst - from The Planets Suite, Jupiter.
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    This does sound like great fun. But I am not...

    This does sound like great fun. But I am not sure that I have the time and mental bandwidth to pull together the planning of a low brass event at Tim's Music.

    Although, I was hoping that this...
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    Other than calling the store and asking for...

    Other than calling the store and asking for Scott, or asking a local cornetist I go to church with to ask him for me, I don't have any connection with Scott. But do you think that he would let us...
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    For some reason, your description of getting...

    For some reason, your description of getting custom engraving reminded me of someone getting a tattoo (laughing). No disrespect intended. Here are some ideas for engraving. Use them individually,...
  24. I know that some folks have mentioned that...

    I know that some folks have mentioned that thinking of or enunciating various vowels while playing can help improve tone and range. I think that this video demonstrates how that works. It lets you...
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    Yeah, I was wondering if the spots on the bell...

    Yeah, I was wondering if the spots on the bell could be cleaned off or not. Try some Windex and a soft cloth on them.

    I also would be interested in the details of your trumpet. Send me a private...
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