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    I would suggest the pre-made guards. The moisture...

    I would suggest the pre-made guards. The moisture barrier is a nice addition. My own body chemistry is such that sweat was never much of an issue, so the fact that my home-made guards did well for me...
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    I'd be nervous about it. Nylon tricot (mention...

    I'd be nervous about it. Nylon tricot (mention above) feel soft and cushy on the fingers. It was often used as a liner in shoes for that reason. But it was able to wear through quality silver plating...
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    I made my own for a long time. Leather can indeed...

    I made my own for a long time. Leather can indeed cause tarnish, so when I used leather I put a backing of cotton flannel on it, using a spray fabric adhesive. I never had a problem with tarnish on...
  4. Review of the Cronkhite Euphonium Bag and Comparison of Altieri Bag

    Now that I have my new leather Cronkhite bag, I did a full review with several photos. There is also a comparison of the Cronkhite bag to the Altieri bag:
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    For those following this thread, here is my...

    For those following this thread, here is my review of the Cronkhite, including a comparison to my Altieri bag:
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    Opinions Needed - Grad School Article

    I've been asked to include this link on my site (I'd probably use the links page). It has some advice from a number of university deans, professors, and program directors on graduate school. It is...
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    Cronkhite says just to use some Kiwi Leather...

    Cronkhite says just to use some Kiwi Leather Lotion (or similar) a couple times a year.

    https://glenncronkhite.com/leather-care

    Here is a photo; it shows my mouthpiece pouch partway into the...
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    I don't mind at all! (Once I have time I'll do a...

    I don't mind at all! (Once I have time I'll do a blog post with details and a comparison with the Altieri.)

    Even though it weighs (and costs) a bit more I went with leather. I feel it offers...
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    I wasn't too detailed before because I was...

    I wasn't too detailed before because I was thinking this was a continuation of conversations in other similar threads. But I'm talking about a situation where one is bringing the horn as a carry-on....
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    To close the loop, my bag arrived this week. Just...

    To close the loop, my bag arrived this week. Just under 4 months from order to opening the box.
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    The Torpedo Coyote is a case that comes in...

    The Torpedo Coyote is a case that comes in different configs, and one is a triple case. I assume a triple case is large enough that it has to go in the overhead, so it would be a similar situation in...
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    Advice from Cronkhite/Torpedo Bags

    This page on the Torpedo website has some good advice. We've talked about most of it, but the summary is handy:

    https://torpedobags.com/customer-comfort/flight-recommendations/
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    Thanks for that info. I've heard that Gershwin's...

    Thanks for that info. I've heard that Gershwin's music is tough - hard to get permission to arrange and definitely not cheap. (That resulted in not having an excerpt for Porgy & Bess in the euphonium...
  14. Welcome to the forum! I'm not sure what...

    Welcome to the forum!

    I'm not sure what mouthpiece would have normally be included originally. It was probably something akin to a Bach 7 or 9 among modern stock.

    Value? Probably in the teens...
  15. Sticky: FS: Buescher 3-Valve Bell-Front Euphonium - Good Price!

    This traditional American euphonium was made in 1950 and is silver with gold wash inside the bell (based on photo). Buescher is not as well-known as Conn/King/Holton but they were in the same class...
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    I dropped the ball on this question! Here is...

    I dropped the ball on this question! Here is where you can obtain the sheet music for "Someone to Watch Over Me":

    http://www.josephturrin.com/instrumental.html
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    Congratulations on signing up for lessons! My...

    Congratulations on signing up for lessons! My perspective would be as encouraging as your teacher's, BTW. I have two students who signed up after similarly-long layoffs. Within about a year they were...
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    According to this page: ...

    According to this page:

    https://www.holtonloyalist.com/serial-numbers/

    it was made around 1914.

    A missing small bell won't hamper your playing while you use the large bell. I have seen a few...
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    It does look more compatible with my upstream...

    It does look more compatible with my upstream setup than with your downstream setup! I suppose it is possible it was the one I played, which Paul may have made more comfortable for me in that way. I...
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    I agree with some of the comments about the Stars...

    I agree with some of the comments about the Stars & Stripes arrangement. Not quite all the rhythms and notes I might have picked, but it was well crafted and the band delivered it well.

    To my...
  21. Thread: Warm air

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    It's confusing, I agree. I DO think of those...

    It's confusing, I agree. I DO think of those terms as I adjust my tone, but it is really more of an internal process. Think about how you blow on your hands when you want to warm them. That is the...
  22. Sonata Euphonica by Walter Hartley - David Werden Performing 1986

    I got my Wayback Machine out again and found this video from a Texas recital in 1986. I'm not a huge fan of Hartley's work, although I like some pieces and our euph/tuba quartet recorded a suite of...
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    I kept coming back to my 4AL, and for several...

    I kept coming back to my 4AL, and for several years that is all I have used. I also agree about players who have switched to other mp's (David C being one) not sounding quite as good, tone-wise....
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    Nice to have you back in the music game! I...

    Nice to have you back in the music game!

    I don't know the stores/stock in TX, but perhaps other members do. It might help to know your budget. If I had to assume, I'd guess you want an inexpensive...
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    How does $3,300 sound? A forum member has a nice...

    How does $3,300 sound? A forum member has a nice York for sale at that price:

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/23134-FS-Used-Lacquer-York-Preference-YO-EU3067-Euphonium

    At less than...
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