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  1. Steve's Clinic: Low Register Slotting and Buzzing

    Tuba/Euphonium friends, here is another little video I did on the characteristics of the slots in the lower register in particular, and how free buzzing is related but different, and if you try what...
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    Dave, Makes me think that Peter Hirsbrunner...

    Dave,

    Makes me think that Peter Hirsbrunner was using thicker metal? Otherwise, I think your Adams and his HB479 are the same architecture / design, right?

    Steve
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    Dave, I have an idea, let’s compare the weight of...

    Dave, I have an idea, let’s compare the weight of an AdamsE3 and an HB 479. I just weighted the HB and it is precisely 10.5 lbs, without mouthpiece, of course. I noticed that the HB felt much heavier...
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    Hi, John, ‘yes’ I am that guy! Write me at...

    Hi, John, ‘yes’ I am that guy! Write me at steven@rf2bits.com and let’s get in touch! Best, Steve
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    Hirsbrunner 479 Experience

    Comment for the group regarding the Hirsbrunner model 479. I was lucky enough to just acquire one new. The last 3 that Peter Hirsbrunner made were available. There were 2 left of the 3. I tried them...
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    What would be the brightest clearest sounding...

    What would be the brightest clearest sounding configuration of a custom Adams horn then? I tried the SS bell Adams when it first came out, and loved it. Maybe the thinnest metal in SS would be the...
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    All valid and good inputs, thanks guys. That...

    All valid and good inputs, thanks guys. That being said, let’s go back to the premise that from a trombone player’s perspective, the euphonium lacks higher overtones and sounds dead and dull by...
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    The Alex 151 has a particular sound and...

    The Alex 151 has a particular sound and characteristics that are dissimilar to the standard Euphonium as we know it. Either one likes it or doesn't like it, a totally subjective matter. I was probing...
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    Alexander 151 Tenor Tuba

    Has anyone tried the Alexander 151 5-Valve tenor tuba? Being primarily a trombonist who occasionally doubles on euphonium, what dissuades me from playing on a traditional euphonium is the dark, woody...
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