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    The best-sounding mute I've ever used has been a...

    The best-sounding mute I've ever used has been a Balu mute a friend lent me for a performance. Not sure if they are still being made and I think it was pretty expensive. For me it seemed to preserve...
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    For me it's much more usable than I thought it...

    For me it's much more usable than I thought it would be. I have several students who I teach blended (virtually one week and in-person in a large space the next) and one who I've only ever taught...
  3. WTB: Small Shank Giddings GW-103 or similar

    Hi all, I normally play on a Giddings GW-103, and am looking for a small shank version of that mouthpiece to play when I occasionally have to play small shank horns. A Giddings model close in size...
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    I have an E3 and the DW travel mute. It fits-- it...

    I have an E3 and the DW travel mute. It fits-- it goes pretty far down the bell and the top area of the mute almost touches the bell, but it does fit.
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    One of these was at TMEA and I played it very...

    One of these was at TMEA and I played it very briefly. It had many of the great characteristics of Adams horns (I play an E3); responsiveness, intonation, etc. For me it was noticeably freer blowing...
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    I've used the GW-103 for years on my Adams E3.

    I've used the GW-103 for years on my Adams E3.
  7. Thread: FS: Adams E3

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    FS: Adams E3

    Hi all-- I'm toying with the idea of going with a different "flavor" of euphonium and putting my Adams E3 up for sale, so I'm seeing what kind of interest there would be. My E3 is 0.6 yellow brass,...
  8. Thread: 3rd valve use

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    I was actually just reading the article on page...

    I was actually just reading the article on page 25 of this pdf last night: http://fac.hsu.edu/bucknej/hbm/Brass%20Class%20Handouts%202%20-%20HO2.pdf. Charlie Geyer talks about the inherent problems...
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    Bumping back to the top. If anyone is looking for...

    Bumping back to the top. If anyone is looking for a solid brass band baritone, this is a good one.
  10. Thanks Dave! Sounds great!

    Thanks Dave! Sounds great!
  11. Sounds great! Do you have a recording of the full...

    Sounds great! Do you have a recording of the full piece? I'm working on this piece with my wind band and have not found many high-quality recordings in the usual places.
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    FS: Dillon Baritone

    Hi all, for sale is my Dillon baritone. The horn is non-compensating with a 3+1 configuration and based on the Yamaha YBH-621 design. The horn is in great condition; valves and slides move well, no...
  13. I tweaked the way the Google sharing settings...

    I tweaked the way the Google sharing settings operate-- hopefully it will work now.
  14. I play them as slowly as I can (or as fast as I...

    I play them as slowly as I can (or as fast as I need to) to play the whole line with a beautiful sound in one breath.
  15. Great suggestions above, and I would agree that...

    Great suggestions above, and I would agree that the Cichowicz material is great and I do his flow studies daily. If you'd like them notated in bass clef, you can find them in the "Practice Resources"...
  16. Thread: FS: Wick 4AL

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    FYI-- still available.

    FYI-- still available.
  17. Thread: Range + Tone

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    Terry Everson talks about this very concept in...

    Terry Everson talks about this very concept in this interview: https://youtu.be/Na_swffbMxQ. He starts talking about it about 7 minutes in. Focus on keeping an "oo" vowel throughout the range.
  18. Thread: FS: Wick 4AL

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    FS: Wick 4AL

    Hi all, for sale is a Wick 4AL in gold plate. Very light signs of use; light insertion marks on the shank, no marks on the rim. Asking for $85, including shipping. I'd also be willing to trade for a...
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  20. Thread: Ah Oo Ee

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    Graeme, you might be interested in this video, a...

    Graeme, you might be interested in this video, a masterclass from John Rommel: https://youtu.be/yOA_17K8hoM. Starting at 42:24 he discusses tongue position a little; I will say that I use and...
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    FS: G&W Kadja with Alliance mouthpiece case

    Hi all, for sale is a large shank G&W Kadja. It has a satin exterior finish but the rim and inside cup is polished. Shank is in round, almost nonexistent insertion marks, like new condition. Comes...
  22. Bag has been sold.

    Bag has been sold.
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    Poll: I also detect a slightly more focused, clear...

    I also detect a slightly more focused, clear quality in the steel that I really like. I'm currently using a stainless G&W mouthpiece on my new E3; if you want someone to test the results of a...
  24. FS: Cronkhite Gig Bag for Euph, black cordura

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    Hi all,

    I'm selling my Cronkhite gig bag. It's been an excellent bag and is in great condition, but I purchased one of the Adams E3 euphoniums on display at ITEC, and since I...
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