Breathing

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by anthony, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. anthony

    anthony Mezzo Piano User

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    In the Clarke Tech. Studies it says to play the exercices 8 to 16 times in one breath I can only play the exercice 3 times in one breath I have been playing almost 2 years with a pro. teacher is this normal ?? :-Anthony
     
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  2. Brekelefuw

    Brekelefuw Fortissimo User

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    Play it faster.
     
  3. xjb0906

    xjb0906 Piano User

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    It is something you have to work up to over time. Play it at the tempo you can play perfectly for as many times you. Keep upping the tempo on your metronome until you can play it fast enough to do it 16 times in one breath. It will take months to get there. The point is what it does for your playing not just the act of doing the exercise.
     
  4. anthony

    anthony Mezzo Piano User

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    So I have to play it faster to be able to do it 8 to 16 times in one breath ? Anthony
     
  5. trumpetnick

    trumpetnick Fortissimo User

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    faster and SOFTLY. Don't forget that he marked it with "pp"
     

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