Getzen Flugel????

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by johnande, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. J. Jericho

    J. Jericho Fortissimo User

    Mar 16, 2011
    Concerning trombones, the theory is that the farther an instrument sticks out, the greater the chance of a collision and its related damage. Compact is supposedly better. Also, don't forget that wearing a Sousaphone beats carrying a tuba. This solution is obviously an improvement, rather than the dubious concentration of the entire mass of a relatively heavy instrument in front of the player that other instruments mentioned exhibit.
  2. ConnDirectorFan

    ConnDirectorFan Fortissimo User

    Nov 5, 2010
    United States
    Different marching styles can also play a role - the inclination to use a marching euphonium/baritone/valve trombone is greater when more motion is involved.

    is an ordinary valve trombone in a tighter wrap, so convenience for stage groups/etc. is available, too...

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