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Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Ian000450, Dec 20, 2009.
I just want an explanation of Pedal Tones. Maybe a video of someone playing them.
Pedal tones are the tones under low f#...from 8 seconds in the video
YouTube - Taylor trumpet test Pedal Tones
You might do an Internet search on Clyde Hunt and his "Sail the Seven Cs" - quite a good description and some fingerings if I remember.
"I never do pedal tones, the only time I did they just about destroyed the rest of my playing."
Bud Brisbois quoted at
"[Donald] Reinhardt eschewed pedal tones for trumpet players and advised several students that if they wanted to destroy their embouchures with pedal tones, they should study with someone else."
International Trumpet Guild at
So named because they mimic a contra bombarde stop on a pipe organ, played on the pedal manual.
I lol'd @ "pedal manual."