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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Solar Bell, May 4, 2006.

  1. Solar Bell

    Solar Bell Moderator Staff Member

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    Heard anyone play Bugler's Holiday as written?

    Meaning, every time I have seen the music the 4th note (G) is tied over to the first sixteenth note (F) in the next measure.

    Have you ever played it that way?

    Does anyone?

    -cw-
     
  2. ebtromba

    ebtromba Pianissimo User

    You mean slur the G over to the first F?? I have done it in practice, but we all agreed it was unnecessary and went on to tongue the whole thing.

    Such an obscure thread, I love the internet!
     
  3. Tootsall

    Tootsall Fortissimo User

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    (timidly raising hand).... we had a short band tonight...and only two trumpets (both 2nds) showed up. A whole mess of new music handed out so we took turns playing 1st. I slurred it and will do so next week when I'm back on 2nd (where I belong). I find it easier to slur into the 16th run by playing slurring that first 16th and then playing the 2nd one with "k".
     
  4. Manny Laureano

    Manny Laureano Utimate User

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    Yeah, I've seen that and we deemed it unnecessary as well. Lazy trumpeters, we!

    ML
     
  5. trumpjosh

    trumpjosh Pianissimo User

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    I also think it is not needed. I like to slur every note in the ballerina's dance, too. That quick single-tonguing is completely optional.

    :D
     
  6. Eclipsehornplayer

    Eclipsehornplayer Forte User

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    I've not had a chance to "TRY" to play this piece but have heard it for sure.

    I would be inclined to think that since most of this chart is very stacoto that slurring anthing would just be wrong.

    But what do I know? :dontknow:
     

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