Why there is no "Trumpet Christmas"

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Jfrancis, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. gzent

    gzent Fortissimo User

    Nov 5, 2003
    Rochester, MN
    AKA, "Christmas with Patrick Hession".
  2. leftmid7

    leftmid7 Mezzo Piano User

    Sep 21, 2010
    Franklin, TN
    Oh man, laughing so hard. So appropriate right now, I was practicing 'O Holy Night' yesterday for a Christmas Eve service and thought, 'what if I take it up 8va on that last 'fall on your knees' part for full effect.' It was so hideously tasteless and inappropriate for that beautiful piece of music I nixed it immediately. But the sad thing is, many would love it.
  3. fraserhutch

    fraserhutch Mezzo Piano User

    Jan 23, 2004
    Novato, CA, USA
  4. zorrosg

    zorrosg Pianissimo User

    Jan 30, 2011
    Boy you should see the look of alarm on my Botti cat's face when I played that clip! She also reacts likewise when I'm practicing my altissimo notes on sax.

    Anyway, I'm practising hard everyday, and looking forward to the day when I can also have some fun like those screamers.

    Thanks for sharing the clip, it is a real riot, and a great motivator to practise harder!
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2012

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