Number of times

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by 9horn, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. 9horn

    9horn Pianissimo User

    Feb 25, 2009
    New York
    Just wanted to know how many times you can play through your favoite song before your sound changes or goes south, higher notes harder to resonate lips give out,:play: and so forth?
  2. Dale Proctor

    Dale Proctor Utimate User

    Jul 20, 2006
    Heart of Dixie
    It depends on the song, how hard I'm playing it, and how much time is between plays...
  3. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 23, 2006
    Parts Unknown
    I've got a bunch of favorite songs of varying length. Some are hours long, others much shorter, and I believe we need two kinds of endurance. There is the one that demands a lot of concentration during a piece that is challenging but has points of rest built in, and the other that keeps the mouthpiece on the lips for a considerably shorter time, and both need to be practiced.

    Hope this helps!
  4. 9horn

    9horn Pianissimo User

    Feb 25, 2009
    New York
    Wow! a song that is hours long or you can play your favorite song for hours?

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