Who played Getzen Eternas besides me and Doc.

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  1. tedh1951

    tedh1951 Utimate User

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    The almost famous Ted did ..... [​IMG]
     
  2. EdMann

    EdMann Mezzo Forte User

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    My trumpet teacher, Thomas Scott here in LA, played Getzens and he turned me on the Eterna back in 1989. It was a wonderful horn for the money. Since, I've seen only hobbiests use them. The newer pro Getzens are truly exceptional.

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  3. CMDR47

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    Anytime I feel like maybe my Getzen is getting heavy, I just pick up my Conn 20B. I believe they are built on an anvil. The old Connies were also rocks--I believe they weighed enough to be considered weapons so none of us were ever issued sidearms. . . .I believe the Navy liked them over all others because they seemed impervious to the salt water and sea air (Golf of Tonkin 1966). All that said, I wish I still had that grand old horn!
     
  4. kehaulani

    kehaulani Fortissimo User

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    Yeah, I don't recall my Getzen feeling particularly heavy at all. I was surprised to read that above. But now that you (CMDR) mention it, my former horn was a Connstellation, with a 2 year interlude playing a Conn 8D French Horn.
     
  5. Solar Bell

    Solar Bell Moderator Staff Member

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    I played a Getze Eterna Severisen model in high school, 68-70.

    Great horn.

    I recently bought a pristine Eterna Severinsen model from 1968, such a great lead horn for my style that I sold my Eclipse MS Solar Bell trumpet.
     
  6. turtlejimmy

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    Turtles prefer Severinsens.


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  7. CMDR47

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    "You bet your sweet, well, you know!" Been a Turtle as long as I can remember . . . .
     
  8. Buck with a Bach

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    I played one for about two weeks in H.S., couldn't talk my parents into buying it, though:-(:oops:
     
  9. Dave Mickley

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    CMDR47 - I've been a turtle since 65, you bet your sweet ---. didn't know that many people knew about turtles. lol
     
  10. CMDR47

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    Roger that! Prob'ly most foolks don't!
     

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