Re: Besson troubles.

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Posted by Chuck(G) on April 28, 2002 at 12:00:53:

In Reply to: Besson troubles. posted by Billy M. on April 27, 2002 at 12:27:28:

I don't own a 3-valve BBb compensator, but I do own a 3-valve CC comp, so I checked the slur between G and G-flat the same way. Yeah, it IS a little rough, so it seems to be idiosyncratic to the Besson 3-banger, but with a little concentration you can get it under control--don't let the 2nd valve do the work for you--make sure you hear and buzz that E clearly.

If all else fails, try fingering the F as 13 and the E as 123--this seems to be somewhat smoother.

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