Complete Fingering Chart

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by GijsVis, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. gmonady

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    Not true with a 4 valve flugelhorn. The bridging pedal tones ALL have alternative fingerings.
     
  2. GijsVis

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    How do you usually play pedals with a four-valved horn? I'm planning on making another sheet with four-valve fingerings, I know the mayority, normal range notes but I'm long from knowing everything, since I don't have a 4 valve horn of my one/
     
  3. kingtrumpet

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    gee -- I thought I just posted on this thread?? ROFL ROFL ROFL --- theres a TWIN thread out there in cyberland!!!
     
  4. gmonady

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    The fourth valve is used primarily to add the five notes (a fourth interval) below F# (beneath the staff) and above pedal C.

    Here is the fingering chart:

    low G: 4
    low F sharp: 2-4
    low F: 1-4
    low E: 1-2-4
    low E flat: 2-3-4
    low D: 1-3-4
    low C sharp: all 4 of them
    pedal C: open


    The fourth valve can also be to improve intonation on some notes.

    D just below the staff: Usually fingered 1-3 is more in tune as 4
    C# immediately below the D: Usually fingered 1-2-3 is more in tune played as 2-4.
     
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  5. patkins

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    Yeh, four valves make sense. I wonder if Taylor's 4 Valve Trumpet makes it better on intonation?
     
  6. stumac

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    Low D: 1-3-4

    Regards, Stuart.
     
  7. gmonady

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    Oops typo on my part. I found it. Made the change. Thanks Stuart. I mean where IS BigDub when you need him, ya know!
     
  8. ultratrumpet

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    On a 3 valve flugel I've always found the first pedal register very difficult to play (pedal F thru pedal C#).
     
  9. ultratrumpet

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    Never use alternative fingerings in the pedal register. It is true when it comes to the trumpet. (Which we were referring to the trumpet only at the time.) As far as the flugelhorn the most desirable fingerings are always preferred.
     
  10. stumac

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    One exception is my G/F Selmer, the 4th valve only lowers 1 tone, allows to play in F when held down. I am sure there are others.

    Regards, Stuart.
     

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