Re: Re: Re: Three Tuba Technique questions

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Posted by Hammerin' Hank on December 27, 2001 at 15:44:19:

In Reply to: Re: Re: Three Tuba Technique questions posted by d on December 26, 2001 at 22:27:12:

The G you are referring to on trombone is extremely flat and isn't played in 2nd position, it's played in sharp 2nd. There really is a huge difference there.

On a BBb tuba, I'm sure you'd never play that Ab at the top of the staff open, because it's unusably flat. Playing it 1+2 is the best bet, especially if you make adjustments with the first valve slide.

Just my 2 cents worth...

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