Playing other instruments.

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by JackTheMusician, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Ed Lee

    Ed Lee Utimate User

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    An F mellophone can easily overpower 4 Bb trumpets. My marching F mellophone is a Yamaha. Once in a while I sneak in an adapter to play my old Farkas FH mpc. Still doesn't have the lilt of a true FH. I often squeak on woodwinds also, but our daughter doesn't since she learned to play them very well.
     
  2. barliman2001

    barliman2001 Fortissimo User

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    If all those instruments were animals you would call the collection a ZOO.
     
  3. over 60

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    If memory serves correctly, c. 1948 Osgood came up with a 3 dimensional paradigm showing possitive and negative effects (transfer of training) of one task upon another. It might help.
     
  4. ButchA

    ButchA Pianissimo User

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    LOL... Thanks. The only thing missing from my collection is a sax (which I also know how to play). My daughters (both of them) played sax in school band. They (like me) became versatile and multi-instrumentalists and played "musical chairs" in the school band.
     
  5. ConnDirectorFan

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    My meager list:
    Yamaha upright piano, ca. 1980s
    Casio LK-50 keyboard
    Hohner alto melodica
    Ludwig "bell kit" made in Taiwan
    Pearl AshTone wood block
    Toca cowbell
     

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