2 problem notes on Bach B flat trumpet - intonation

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by PeteH, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    All of them, regardless of make, unless you can play them in tune.
     
  2. Jarrett

    Jarrett Piano User

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    I was unaware of the "issues" specific to the Bach as well. A while back, for my "work" horn, I had a Yamaha Xeno, I played for a few years, and recently, sent it off for work, switching back to my Bach Strad.

    I noticed the same things you did. Like "Damn, I'm really flat on my E's and D's"

    A few days later, they were in tune again...
     
  3. rowuk

    rowuk Moderator Staff Member

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    The problems on brass instruments are common to most makes:

    3rd space C too sharp, 4th line D/4th space Eb and E too flat, G on top of the staff too sharp and everything above that too strained to tell if it is the player or horn.

    Now you REALLY have something to worry about.

    The tuning bell does work. Any one that has ever tried it does not disagree. Practicing more is cheaper though........
     

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