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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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    Wedge 103e euph mouthpiece

    Hi...
    For sale is a WEDGE 103E I bought a few months ago. After using it, there is much I like, but the diameter is too narrow for me.
    It's a second-generation, updated WEDGE that you can see on...
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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...
  6. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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...
  13. 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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    Wtb: Grime gutter for 642-ii neo euph

    Topic says it all...what'cha got?
    Jim
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    I went with only my Yamaha 321, and everyone was...

    I went with only my Yamaha 321, and everyone was more than receptive. I was the only euphonium in
    the camp for my session, but they told me I was far from the first euphonium to have participated....
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    I attended one of the Aebersold summer camps at...

    I attended one of the Aebersold summer camps at age 62 and had a blast. Jamey Aebersold lives in New Albany, IN...not far from Louisville and about 90 minutes from me. The camp was on the Univ. of...
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    Great tune and great performances! Thanx for...

    Great tune and great performances!
    Thanx for sharing.
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    Hi... I was fortunate enough to spend some...

    Hi...
    I was fortunate enough to spend some quality time with Rich, courtesy of Harvey Phillips*, and would play some of Rich's stuff in my lessons.

    I do not like playing jazz or pop music on a...
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    I've played this instrument & I can attest to its...

    I've played this instrument & I can attest to its quality.
    At the price he's set, it's a steal.
    Jim
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    I believe the 52E2 might fit your bill...it's...

    I believe the 52E2 might fit your bill...it's been aeons since I used one, though...shortly after the Crimean War, IIRC.
    Seriously, I think the 52E2 will fit your needs. It is indeed a bit larger...
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    Congrats...Loan the Geneva to me.

    Congrats...Loan the Geneva to me.
  22. Welcome to the forum and--hopefully--back to...

    Welcome to the forum and--hopefully--back to playing!

    I would heartily recommend a Mack Brass 1150. At $995 new in silver, it is a terrific choice for a returning player.
    I used one for a while...
  23. I am a recent convert to the Wedge, having bought...

    I am a recent convert to the Wedge, having bought a 103 for my Neo euphonium.
    If you do decide to buy, DO NOT BUY ONE THAT IS TOO BIG. You are playing a BARITONE.
    I'm not sure if there is a Wedge...
  24. Thread: Yamaha 642 Neo

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    Does anyone know if the Neo has undergone any...

    Does anyone know if the Neo has undergone any developments/refinements since its issue? If so, what were they?
    ALSO: I can't find any info on Yamaha serial numbers--do they still have that goofy...
  25. Thread: Yamaha 642 Neo

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    Superted, Please see the discussion here about...

    Superted,
    Please see the discussion here about the tuning slide...just as it is a compromise designed to fit a generic player, so is the mouthpiece a compromise to fit a generic player. I didn't...
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