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    Review of the Wessex EP600 - Hand-Made Compensating Euphonium

    I just finished writing up my impressions of the new Wessex EP600. It's a very impressive horn! Check out the review here:

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/entry.p...Made-Euphonium
    Dave Werden (ASCAP)
    Euphonium Soloist, U.S. Coast Guard Band, retired
    Adams E3, Denis Wick 4AL (classic)
    Instructor of Euphonium and Tuba
    Twitter: davewerden
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    Owner of TubaEuph.com, DWerden.com

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    I liked it when I played at the army workshop. It seemed to respond very quickly, intonation was good, and I noticed how light weight it seemed to be

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    Could you say a little about what you used to measure intonation, and how you managed it in an elephant room?
    David Bjornstad

    1923 Conn New Wonder 86I, Bach 6 1/2 AL
    2018 Wessex EP100 Dolce, Denis Wick 4ABL
    2013 Jinbao JBEP-1111L, Denis Wick 4AM
    2015 Jinbao JBBR-1240, Denis Wick clone mouthpiece of unknown designation
    Cullman (AL) Community Band (Euph Section Leader)
    Brass Band of Huntsville (2nd Bari)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveBj View Post
    Could you say a little about what you used to measure intonation, and how you managed it in an elephant room?
    Here is my methodology:

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/entry.p...ing-Intonation

    To make sure I get an accurate reading, I use this setup:

    https://www.amazon.com/Korg-TM60BK-T.../dp/B0792W36R6

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    Dave Werden (ASCAP)
    Euphonium Soloist, U.S. Coast Guard Band, retired
    Adams E3, Denis Wick 4AL (classic)
    Instructor of Euphonium and Tuba
    Twitter: davewerden
    Facebook: davewerden
    YouTube: dwerden
    Owner of TubaEuph.com, DWerden.com

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    Thanks for the review! Looks like a nice offering. Great to see the many choices that are out there.

    Quote Originally Posted by davewerden View Post
    I just finished writing up my impressions of the new Wessex EP600. It's a very impressive horn! Check out the review here:

    http://www.dwerden.com/forum/entry.p...Made-Euphonium
    John 3:16

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