why do you make music

why do you make music    15:44 on Saturday, December 1, 2007          

(80 points)
Posted by captainpat

Please post your reasons for playing.

I just realised that I was playing for all the wrong reasons
I was playing because I wanted to be beter than everybody else
if I didnt play my part perfect I would get mad. now
I play for the fun of it and if I dont get my part perfect it
gives me something to work on the next day now I dont
want to be the best I just want to learn how to get better

Re: why do you make music    20:17 on Saturday, February 2, 2008          

(41 points)
Posted by clarinet2

I love playing the tuba the tuba is my life sometimes i spend 5:00 hours looking at mouthpieces and slide grease and valve oils i love the tuba i cant stand being away from my tuba i use my mouthpiece the size is 24aw without the tuba i would have no reason to live!

Re: why do you make music    00:52 on Sunday, May 18, 2008          

(136 points)
Posted by theTromboni

I play tuba because I liked jazz trombone better than concert band stuff and before I started playing tuba the tuba section consisted of one stuck up string bassist.

Re: why do you make music    15:29 on Friday, June 20, 2008          

(200 points)
Posted by Fredrick

BASS! I like playing tuba because it's the bass base of the band! I thought it was cool when I got to play trombone in jazz band, then my band director let me play tuba for marching band. It was the sweetest thing ever.

Re: why do you make music    14:08 on Saturday, June 21, 2008          

(23 points)
Posted by jole

i play beacause i love brass band music, i relax when i play, i feel powerful with tuba (i love make rhytm, be a base of band, i love so deep notes, i love that loud playing, i love that instrument, espccialy i love high notes and loud tuba solos, ...).

Re: why do you make music    08:53 on Wednesday, July 2, 2008          

(59 points)
Posted by dtc91

I don't specifically enjoy solo music for the tuba (although there are a few gems out there - Hall of the Mountain King, March of a Marionette etc. sound great on a tuba), but some tuba parts are pretty awesome - The concert band arrangement of Mission Impossible or even the Blues Brothers Revue (a medley) thats when the tuba gets into a class of its own.

Althogh if I was ever to play Ride of the Valkyries or a good arrangment of Mars (I've played an awful arrangment) that would be awesome.

Re: why do you make music    21:36 on Wednesday, July 2, 2008          

(3 points)

Some solo music is "interesting" such as "Encounters for tuba." Not my favorite. But there are a bunch of classical pieces that have been transcribed for tuba such as "Sonata no. 3" by Vivaldi. And some others by Handel and Mozart, great stuff!!!

Re: why do you make music    23:39 on Monday, July 28, 2008          

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Posted by turtlepower159

I make music for pure enjoyment. Music is my life, whether I'm playing my tuba, Laying down a smooth line on my bass, or writing with my acoustic. Music is one of the few things that you can make your own, and do what you want with. You can make music sound how you want it too, you can interpret music however you see fit. It's such a personal thing, and it's something that can never be taken.

Re: why do you make music    11:51 on Tuesday, July 29, 2008          

(264 points)
Posted by blueeyedbassoon

I just started tuba yesterday. I'll play sousaphone for marching band, and bassoon for concert. I love music because its fun and their are so many opportunities to join ensembles and make music with others. Tuba and sousaphone are more of a hobby. Obviously I'll never be the best but thats just fine with me. I'm not super competive cause their isn't much at school to compete against with bassoon. I'll just focus on not being the worst. lol. Music is part of my identity. Without I wouldn't be me.


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