Single Radius Tuning Slide vs. Double??

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by MUSICandCHARACTER, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. 11thchair

    11thchair Pianissimo User

    Jan 27, 2005
    Evansville In
    Radius 1 or 2

    I would think the long curve might be subject to harmonics as the wave passes through. Constant changing of the angle as the wave reflects off the pipe. I may have this all wrong, but I have this visual of waves bouncing all over the pipe in the curve.
    I tried a Kanstul 1500A and found I had to put a little more behind it than my old "D" slide. It was stuffy before I pushed it and really lit up after I did. More resistance at low density? But there were a bunch more variables than just radius in this case.

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