End of practice time.?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by kctrumpeteer, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. kctrumpeteer

    kctrumpeteer Piano User

    Dec 23, 2009
    I have a pretty solid routine that I go through for practice and of course over time I expand what I am working on either more stuff or more technically challenging routines. Over time is that I work with someone every 2 weeks and adjust accordingly.

    What I noticed here recently is that towards the end of the practice I start getting a spitty sound to the notes and when I try to do slurs up and down above the staff I go up then down and can't go back over again.

    This is usually when I say ok I have practiced long enough and can't practice anymore with where my chops are?

    SO is this a normal thing that is a sign that you need to stop practicing and come back to it or are there things that I should be doing so that I can practice longer, keep the notes more open, and maintain the upper register?
  2. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

    Sep 20, 2009
    New York State USA
    I think -- it is time to take a break -- or put more breaks in the practice time ---

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