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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by turtlejimmy, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. turtlejimmy

    turtlejimmy Utimate User

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    The title says it all .... I have a question.

    What is the criteria for determining that you HAVE a note, to add to your range? You own the note when:

    a. You can squeak it out .... sometimes.
    b. You can squeak it out, most of the time.
    c. You can squeak it out, with the suggestion of tone.
    d. It sounds more note-like than squeak-like, most of the time.
    e. It sounds note-like and you can hold it for a few seconds, most of the time.
    f. Long tone.


    I probably missed a few steps in the squeak-to-note progression ...


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  2. trumpetplayer231

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    I would say D and F, because On answer D, you have finally hit the note enough to actually begin playing it with a decent and none squeaky tone for the most part. I would say that that's when you can start developing that note and be able to play it out more to the point where it will become quite clear and crisp to play. That's how i always think about it when developing and increasing my range. And i would also say it's very important you can loong tone it as well. I have a excercise by Ken Saul i believe is the name that allows range increase through long tones. And so far it's a great warm up piece for range. I would highly suggest looking it up and printing it out. BEST OF LUCK!


    I would also inpliment answer E with that as well.
     
  3. turtlejimmy

    turtlejimmy Utimate User

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    I've got it!!! The Ken Saul warmup ..... I just haven't used it in a long time. I'll go back to it, thanks.

    Btw, for those who don't know who Ken Saul is .... He's the guy who developed Ultra Pure. He's got a few different free downloads on his website.


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  4. DaTrump

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    For me, I don't ever claim to have a note unless I can play it in music, do long tones on it, slur up to it, scale up to it and down, play up to it and have it all night.
     
  5. Dupac

    Dupac Fortissimo User

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    Answer : e.

    If it were d, I'd be the king of the DHC! :roll:
    And if f, … I'll never be one of those Happy Few :-(

    ;-)
     
  6. trumpetplayer231

    trumpetplayer231 Banned

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    No problem buddy!
     
  7. DaTrump

    DaTrump Forte User

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    If you flip the low note studies upside down, is it a high note study?
     
  8. turtlejimmy

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    :-o

    If I go by this definition, I've lost some notes. :lol:


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  9. trumpetplayer231

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    I am going to link you guys to the high note warm up if you want it!

    Click the first link!

    Google
     
  10. Cornyandy

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    No that just make it easy for the Aussies to read
     

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