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  1. Thread: Newby

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    My Siamese comes and sits directly at my feet...

    My Siamese comes and sits directly at my feet every time I practice. Such a discerning cat! What refined taste! Oh, and he also likes the treat he gets for such loyalty! ;).
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    Wessex new shipments big price drops

    Wessex has new shipments. Festivo for $1495 and Duplex for $1495!
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    Sticky: Hiram, is your Giddings mouthpiece going to be...

    Hiram, is your Giddings mouthpiece going to be available as a signature model?
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    Well said sir!!!!

    Well said sir!!!!
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    The mouthpiece that comes with it is a 51D-ish...

    The mouthpiece that comes with it is a 51D-ish mouthpiece. It impressed me 40 years ago when my Army band got a Willson in that came with it. I’m in the process of switching to euphonium from T-bone,...
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    You might like this because it is a fully...

    You might like this because it is a fully compensating euphonium and has a second, trombone sounding smaller bell. This would give you incredible flexibility. And the price is only $2,525 new....
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    I have a superb Schiller Elite for $700 plus...

    I have a superb Schiller Elite for $700 plus shipping. U.S. only. I bought it three weeks ago from jimlaabmusicstore.com for $885 new on sale.

    I’m a trombone player of 65 years switching to euph...
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    Well I’ve got him beat in spades! Mine is much...

    Well I’ve got him beat in spades! Mine is much much faster! Concert band directors just don’t appreciate nanny goat vibrato, at all. He wants me to stop holding ending chords all the way to the...
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    Received it at 3 pm. Just finished an all day and...

    Received it at 3 pm. Just finished an all day and all night session. Over 15 hrs. The sound quality of this horn is fabulous! Such a rich lilting beautiful sound! Intonation integrity is good....
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    Ordered a Wessex Festivo today.

    Festivo ordered today; arrives Wed. Silver with two thumb rings. I wanted gold lacquer, but they didn’t have one. My primary reason is for reputed ergonomics to help me hold the horn without shaking....
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    The Wessex Duplex has vented valves. However, I...

    The Wessex Duplex has vented valves. However, I haven’t had a chance to play it yet.
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    Hi Liam, I’ve been playing trombone for 65 years....

    Hi Liam, I’ve been playing trombone for 65 years. 25 years professionally with the U.S. Army’s Ground Forces Command Band. Over the years I’ve played and owned quite a few trombones. In the last five...
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    I find that a new mouthpiece solves all my...

    I find that a new mouthpiece solves all my playing issues for six months, that’s why I buy a new one every five!
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    Thanks for your reply Ann. Would you say it more...

    Thanks for your reply Ann. Would you say it more uncomfortable to hold while sitting than the top valve? Or more uncomfortable to hold overall than a top valve?
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    @mbrown: This is very helpful. To clarify your...

    @mbrown: This is very helpful. To clarify your comment, are you saying the Festivo puts more weight/strain on the left arm than a top valve when played sitting?
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    Hwlentz. What a coincidence, the Ergobone doesn’t...

    Hwlentz. What a coincidence, the Ergobone doesn’t work for me with my Rath R1. The Schiller is an improvement over my trombone as far as essential tremors are concerened, but only an improvement not...
  17. Thread: Wessex Festivo

    by S-euph
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    “Other mouthpieces”? I assume you mean others you...

    “Other mouthpieces”? I assume you mean others you like better with this horn. If I’m correct, please list them with comments.
    Thanks
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    Wessex EP104 Festivo

    OK, Experts! It has been 2½ years since anyone made a post on this horn. What is the verdict on this horn? I’m giving this model strong consideration for ergonomic reasons. After 65 years on...
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    OK, Experts! It has been 2½ years since anyone...

    OK, Experts! It has been 2½ years since anyone made a post on this horn. What is the verdict on this horn? I’m giving this model strong consideration for ergonomic reasons. After 65 years on...
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