Hopeless trumpet players: have you met them?

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  1. Ed Lee

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    I never could play a " middle G on the second space in the staff" ... because it is not there. Typograpical error ??? The G is on the second line of the staff. It is an A in the second space.
     
  2. Dupac

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    But A for us trumpet (or other Bb instruments) players is G in concert pitch :think:
     
  3. gmonady

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    Maybe in his mind... he was transposing... could happen... I mean, since playing in a quintet that throws piano lead sheets in front of me 95% of the time, I am finding it harder to read music I am not transposing.;-)
     
  4. gmonady

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    Let's B# and C it as Dbb... Dbb... Dbb same thing!
     
  5. DiaxII

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    Anyway you look at it the meaning of my comment doesn't change much. They are about the same pitch compared to an interval of octave in the context of my relevant comment.
    For the record: I've made a mistake. That's probably the G I see in my dreams is on top of the staff, that is not on the line.
     
  6. Ed Lee

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    You're absolutely right, and when a conductor asks a Bb trumpeter to play a G s/he always asks in concert pitch, thereby the Bb trumpeter correctly responds with the second space A. I'd say most of the music I play is transposed from piano music aka concert key music, where I also add two sharps to whatever the key signature of the piano music is when I'm playing a Bb instrument.
     

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