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  1. Need help with Marching Baritone recommendations

    I can't say that I know exactly what your daughter is going though in the way of marching with a marching baritone, and what not. But I am in High school still and I was playing the baritone, the...
  2. Thread: Arm fatigue

    by Lilrobinz
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    Arm fatigue

    It sounds right to me. Although another thing I might do to help is to do weight lifting with your arms, I beleive a lot of repititions with a lighter weight is the right thing to do and finger...
  3. Thread: Transpose?

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    Transpose?

    It is in Bb because Bb is the key for Basses and most used key for tubas.

    Although, had it been in Eb, the Eb in Eb is the same as the Bb in Bb and build up from there.vbmodified
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    Protect your hearing -- is it an issue?

    I haven't used anything like what you guys are talking about but, during marching band season at my high school, my band director hands out the little styrofoam earplugs. I personally don't like them...
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    Tuba's Sticky 4th Valve

    thanks, that helps a lot!!!vbmodified
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    3-valve Eb sousaphone

    If you can transpose from Eb Bass Clef to C Treble Clef, then the fingurings are the same as it would be for the trumpet for the sousaphone. Only it will come out 2 octaves lower.vbmodified
  7. Poll: What instrument did you start your musical career on?

    I got a little curious recently, and was wondering what instrument you (fellow forum members) started on?

    Also; What instrument(s) you have played and/or are currently playing?


    I started on...
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    Tuba's Sticky 4th Valve

    My school's tuba that I use, the 4th valve is sticky. I would just pull out the valve like everyone else, and oil it. But the valves aren't thte type that you can just pull out and oil, they are the...
  9. My upper register, or the lack of my upper register

    I play with about 7/12 of my mouthpiece on my bottom lip, and 5/12 of it on the top. And I can play higher than all but one of the trombonists at my school, and that kid has made it into the all...
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    Euphonium to Tuba help

    thanks for your help suevbmodified
  11. My upper register, or the lack of my upper register

    I know what you are saying Suetuba, but I am just saying what I would suggest.

    I said move the lips higher on the mouthpiece because, it forces you to use less lip when buzzing, which causes you...
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    Euphonium to Tuba help

    ok, I have no idea weather it is BBb or what it is so... yeah.vbmodified
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    Euphonium to Tuba help

    I can both Bass Clef and Treble Clef, but I keep getting stuck on wheather or not the fingerings for the tuba are the same as for the euphonium and it is just that the tuba sounds an octave lower...
  14. Thread: tuba wisdom

    by Lilrobinz
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    tuba wisdom

    I am in about the same situation as you. What I have noticed though is that tuba players get some melodies, mostly in Christmas songs (I've seen/played so far) and they are mostly playing the same...
  15. My upper register, or the lack of my upper register

    Just so that we know, which C# are you talking about?

    I hope you mean the one above the staff (Bass Clef), or the one in the staff (Treble Clef). If so, I would suggest:

    1.) get a smaller...
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    EUPHONIUM SERIAL NUMBER

    I'm not sure if this'll help you any, but on my Holton, the serial number is on the mouthpiece recievor and it consists of the letter B and a 3 digit numbervbmodified
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    Water Catcher

    Now I have a question related to this thread:

    Is it a problem if I have found that in my experience, that all the spit that goes into my baritone, seems to collect in the 2nd valve's slide instead...
  18. tuba harnesses, tuba type, and tuba mouthpiece

    I have been looking for a tuba harness but, none of the shops seem to have any. I'm wondering wether they are suppose to be the same as a bari sax harness, or if there is a specific type/ style for...
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    horn and sound questions

    The major thing that would make that difference is that the size of the room you practice in at home is not the same as the size of the other areas you were talking about.

    Although it isn't...
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    Elementary School Size Tuba

    I would have to say, have the kids start on a smaller tuba, not a Baritone/ Euphonium. I say this from experience, I switched from a trumpet to a Baritone, that switch wasn't hard. The I learned bass...
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