If a composer has specifically said that he wants something played a certain way, then who am I to disagree? If he doesn't specify, then as far as I am concerned it is down to my (or the conductors) interpretation. In some places it is going to sound great, and others it will sound bad. It's a...
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I know someone who has one of their trumpets with a copper bell, and the sound he can make with it is incredible. It just doesn't break up, no matter how loud it gets.
Intrument: Eb Bass
Location/Region: Cambridge / London
Name: Keith Batchelor
Contact Details: email in profile or 01223 416413
Instrument(s) played: Tuba
Section of Band you are comfortable to deputise for: Any
How much notice do you require: A sensible amount, but...