Homemade trombone-trumpet

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by andzono, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. andzono

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    Oct 3, 2006
    i started making a homemade trumpet-sized trombone as a hobby, and i pretty much have everything down, except my trombone can NOt get the G note out.
    I get the c3, c4, e4, g4 and even a4 and b flat4, (the high ones are really out of tune) but for some reason, i just can't get the g3 note out.

    the problem that i think i have is that i dont have the 80some cm of gradually widening cone part and the bell, which is supposed to create this 'pedal' note that i don't really understand. I dont even know if g3 is a pedal note.

    I would also like to know how the bell and the mouthpiece compresses the notes closer together.

    Sorry if im being off-topic or strange, but it seems like no other website is helping
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2006

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