How to play the bugle in the (American) Navy

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  1. operagost

    operagost Forte User

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    Better learn those first. :lol:
     
  2. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    These are fun as well: Jagdhorn Noten und Signale
    You can assemble the hunters, call the dogs, signal emergencies, call a wagon, give directions and announce the animal killed. These come from Switzerland, so it doesn't include the signals for "dead seal" and such found in Germany.

    At the feast after the hunt, the horn players would replay the calls used--lots of tunes to memorize, but no fingerings to memorize!
     
  3. flugelgirl

    flugelgirl Forte User

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    That's the old, historical version, but we still do have a manual for buglers. It has not only all the calls you might need, but pictures of how you hold your horn, and descriptions of what to do when. Since we no longer use bugles in the fleet, everything is for Bb trumpet, and since we only use Navy Musicians as buglers, it's written for musicians and not the beginner. :)
     
  4. Aydn

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    THats so cool!!!! My son wants to be the bugler In his boy scout troop. I can't wait to show him this manual.
    They took my pink icon away:-(
    Aydn
     
  5. craigph

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    I liked this line from the manual:
    "Do not strain to reach the G in these long tone exercises. If the muscles of your lips are ready you will be able to sound it without difficulty."
     

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