multiple instruments

multiple instruments

multiple instruments    12:35 on Monday, March 03, 2008          


i want to learn the Euphonium. but if i do that, they might try to put me on the tuba! I don't want to learn the tuba! i just want to play with only one embouchure! Its so frustrating.

Re: multiple instruments    05:17 on Tuesday, March 04, 2008          

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Posted by ure-name-here

i play the euphonium i your the first person who knows what it is
you should go ahead and the chancers are that it wont happen, athough they might look the same a tuba is much MUCH bigger and harder to play. even if they do just get real good and they will keep you

Re: multiple instruments    20:41 on Wednesday, March 05, 2008          

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Posted by laeta_puella

"i don't want to play tuba."

Re: multiple instruments    20:12 on Saturday, March 15, 2008          

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Posted by Canadian

Don't worry, they can't force you onto an intrument.

Re: multiple instruments    22:57 on Saturday, March 15, 2008          

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Posted by mad_cow

they shouldn't put you on tuba. i mean how often do you have studenst willing to play the euphonium. most of the time you would have to break a kids arm to get him to play it. i think it's great you want to play it. good for you. just do what you want

Re: multiple instruments    18:30 on Tuesday, March 18, 2008          

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Posted by Tubachick

Man, don't worry, I play trumpet, trombone, eupho and tuba. My embrouchure is alright, just takes time getting use to it. but, i understand why you don't want to learn tuba, it big, heavy and you need LOTS of air!

Re: multiple instruments    07:14 on Wednesday, June 11, 2008          

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Posted by eddie_zah

My personal belief! The muscles you use are the same. You just shape them a little different. Sure you have to refocus for whichever instrument you are about to play but if you warm up well it should work.
I have to teach them all Wind and Brass and play most badly but you are definently using the same muscles.
Having said all that, Tuba is one of the hardest!!!!!!!


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