Flugelhorn Help

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Etiennse, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. DaTrump

    DaTrump Forte User

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    And it wouldn't be focused.... Like I said, take it to Ivan, or even Josh Landress
     
  2. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    If the distance the leadpipe doesn't make for a change in the relative pitch, I'm guessing a burr or glob of solder in the first valve slide might be causing the weird intonation. Have you tried other 800R's?
     
  3. gmonady

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    1 and 3 would typically sound a G, but with your third valve trigger, it may bring the tone down to an F. I use this technique on my Kanstul flugelhorn (with a first valve trigger) to get some peddle tones into tune.
     
  4. gmonady

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    OR you could try this as well, depending on the length of extension your slide would achieve.
     
  5. gmonady

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    OR you could lengthen the first valve slide on the F while tuning. Curious thing about the trumpet is that this instrument is best tuned on the F. Give this a try as well. Hopefully all other 1st valve combinations will also be in tune, which is the theory.
     
  6. Etiennse

    Etiennse Pianissimo User

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    Havent tried any other. But i may clean it out and see what happens
     
  7. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

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    Get yourself a better flugel.
     
  8. coolerdave

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    Have you tried other mouthpieces .... and/or checked to see if the first valve is in alignment?
     
  9. gmonady

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    OR WHAT HE SAID!:think:
     
  10. Rapier

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    . But not a Kanstul, because, apparently, you have to use weird valve combinations to get it in tune. At least, so I read somewhere. :cool:
     

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