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    We should also remember that the instruments and...

    We should also remember that the instruments and mouthpieces in use when Melody Shop was written were pea-shooters by today's standards...much smaller bored than ANY large-bore compensating horn...
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    Indiana is also closed down. Schools are out...

    Indiana is also closed down. Schools are out until May 1st (at the earliest), Indianapolis Brass Choir, Indiana Wind Symphony, and Crossroads Brass Band all on hiatus until further...
  3. Thread: Beirut

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    The "percussionist" was last seen working for the...

    The "percussionist" was last seen working for the Houston Astros...
    But good stuff!
  4. http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/23222-...

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/showthread.php/23222-FS-FT-Mid-70-s-Mirafone-Oval-Euphonium#.XmmZ1EBFzeM
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    I'm using the light springs in a Yamaha Neo and...

    I'm using the light springs in a Yamaha Neo and also had a set in a Mack 1150.
    As Rick did, I found the regular Mead Springs too strong--but I really like the light ones.
  6. Thread: Willson 2950

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    Who is that, Rick? Might have overlapped with me.

    Who is that, Rick? Might have overlapped with me.
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    Izajmom, I'm back to it now. I find it quite...

    Izajmom,
    I'm back to it now. I find it quite comfortable, and it allows me to do what I want to do. I briefly returned to the SM 3.5 for one performance, but went back to the Wedge. I've had it...
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    I'm now vacillating between the Wedge and the...

    I'm now vacillating between the Wedge and the 3.5...
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    Mouthpieces are like underwear: I change every...

    Mouthpieces are like underwear: I change every three months whether I need to or not.
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    I'll refrain from re-offering the response I...

    I'll refrain from re-offering the response
    I gave the last time to Highpitch's proverb above.
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    I've had dalliances with any number of pieces but...

    I've had dalliances with any number of pieces but always return to the SM 3.5--it's the only one with the cup width of the SM 3 with the cup depth of the SM 4.
    Fits my big mouth better than any...
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    Agree with Gary on all points! Said Gary: "If...

    Agree with Gary on all points!

    Said Gary: "If you really want to go to graduate school for the purpose of having a financially comfortable life and a job commensurate with your education and...
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    Pretty much cookie-cutter info, if not downright...

    Pretty much cookie-cutter info, if not downright misleading--I agree with Sara above. All you have here are people who have a product to sell. Additionally, much of the content is based upon the...
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    Decided to keep it.
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    I normally experience low confidence levels, and...

    I normally experience low confidence levels, and I found I can overcome a lot of it
    by memorizing my music and the accompaniment.
    Fortunately, I am good at music technology, so I can create MIDI...
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    LOUD is essentially out of business. There was a...

    LOUD is essentially out of business. There was a domestic squabble between
    the husband and wife who ran the company, and it became extremely acri-
    monious.
    I had an LM-20 euphonium mouthpiece for...
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    Rodgeman... Please PM me. I have one; I just...

    Rodgeman...
    Please PM me. I have one; I just need to find all the parts.

    I do not share the negative opinion mentioned in the thread, though.

    I do feel more comfortable using a lap "pillow" or...
  18. The only caveat I might offer has to do with the...

    The only caveat I might offer has to do with the text parts of the Trumpet Arban's:
    *Arban was a speaker of French, not English, so the vowel sounds mentioned in the
    trumpet version would be...
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    As I mentioned, these were moments of pure snark....

    As I mentioned, these were moments of pure snark. ;-)

    Our quintet did a lot of parties where we were musicians
    and comedians. Wish I had recorded them. I know I did
    a couple of those with the...
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    Serenade from the Student Prince is a sure winner...

    Serenade from the Student Prince is a sure winner and fits all your criteria--there are several band versions available; I played it with the Indiana Wind Symphony a few years ago.
    In moments of...
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    Make sure you have the new version of the books...

    Make sure you have the new version of the books that I typeset and printed at
    1200 dpi laser a few years ago--much easier to read than the older versions
    with 6 generations of 9-pin dot-matrix...
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    Buy the TubaChristmas and Tuba Company CDs as...

    Buy the TubaChristmas and Tuba Company CDs as well.
    I'm playing lead!
    Jim
  23. Tohsy, I think your decision to buy a Dolce will...

    Tohsy,
    I think your decision to buy a Dolce will make you very happy!
    Please keep us posted as you progress.
    Jim
  24. First, welcome back to playing! I might...

    First, welcome back to playing!

    I might suggest that there are several issues here:
    1. A horn with pitch that may inherently be too low.
    2. A mouthpiece that is too big for the horn and for a...
  25. The mouthpiece you're using is too big for that...

    The mouthpiece you're using is too big for that instrument and may be a contributory factor to the pitch issue.
    Try something like a Bach 6-1/2AL with a horn that small. The combination of a...
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