Lip irritation

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by crowmadic, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    If memory serves, baroque trumpeters used saltpeter to "leatherize" their lips. Perhaps used judiciously, you might be able to toughen up the sore spot by that route.
     
  2. crowmadic

    crowmadic Mezzo Piano User

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    Vulgano,
    This sounds like my father's story about sending a new army recruit for a pail of steam.............
     

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