Flugle horn 1st valve flat

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Jassbass, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Jassbass

    Jassbass New Friend

    Dec 17, 2011
    I have a Getzen Eterna Flugle horn and found all noted played using the first valve alone are flat. I use a Monette FLG15. I switched out to a Bach 3c and found it wasn't as flat but still it was flat. I then we t to my favorite music store and tried a new Holten Flugle horn, the result was the same. Is it that I have to get use to agjusting my tongue every time I use the first valve? I don't find this issue with trumpet or Valve Trombone.
  2. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

    Jul 5, 2010
    Vienna, Austria, Europe
    Maybe it's a matter of your Flugel. Let another player try it and see whether it's flat then as well. If yes, ask us again.
  3. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

    Jan 28, 2011
    Dayton, Ohio
    I play a Getzen Eterna 4-valve flugelhorn, and the first valve plays exceptionally in tune, as does my 4-valve Kanstul. Maybe it is the support (or lack there-of) you are putting behind a note in the valve casing to which the leadpipe connects.

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