Re: Re: Circular Breathing

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Posted by Rick Denney on June 28, 2002 at 13:13:32:

In Reply to: Re: Circular Breathing posted by lungs-o-tar on June 28, 2002 at 11:42:15:

I can't do it at all. Even an attempt may force a 911 call.

But I have seen it done to perfection. Gil Corella does it routinely in his playing, and I saw him do it during a Bach piece with harp accompaniment. There was no room to hide. It allowed him to musically complete the phrase to beautiful effect. Note that I said "saw" instead of "heard". Had I not been watching (and had I not known what to look for) I would not have known that he was doing it.

Rick "who can maintain a sound for 11.2 milliseconds with the air in his cheeks" Denney

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