Normal Playing Range

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Dave Hughes, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. TrentAustin

    TrentAustin Fortissimo User

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    normal playing range for me is about a g below double pedal C to A above High C.
     
  2. dangeorges

    dangeorges Pianissimo User

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    Funny...

    I agree - the high (and the low) are not as commonly called on as the "mid".
    I would guess that the low is actually more rarely called on, but again, depends on the part and the context.
     
  3. edfitzvb

    edfitzvb Forte User

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    Most of the stuff I play is not charted, and I can count on an F above high C at the end of the gig. In our church "orchestra" we do Christian music that occasionally goes to an E above high C. I have also played F's that were given with a lower part also provided to choose from, but nothing higher. Based on that, I vote for low F# to F fourth space above the staff as the standad.
     
  4. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

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    I concur!!!!
     

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