I could very much need some tips on transposing.
The band I' m playing with is going to play a piece where the tuba part is missing (an earlier tubist probably didn't return his part), so I have to play the bass clarinet part.
This part, however, is written in treble clef in G...
This is big fun! I have been practising for a week now, and I seem to remember quite a lot. Even after all these years.
Why didn't I do this many years ago....
Arban - Complete Method, is that something I should own? Or is it far above my level?
After almost 17 years I have now taken up playing again.
I have bought a used, but nice Eb tuba, and have started to practise. Something I suspect my neighbours do not appreciate as much as I do. :D
I will, hopefully, join the local band, and also play together with some friends in...
Certainly I will "spread the word".
By the way, wish me luck. I am going to buy my first instrument tomorrow. That is if it' s a nice instrument...
When I played in a school band many years ago I did not own my instrument... Yes, I'm nervous!
As I' m now taking up playing tuba again after many years, I have a problem.
Much of the brass band music is written in treble clef. To be able to play this music on tuba I need an explanation on how to read/transpose the music, in a practical way, to bass clef.
I' m used to play bass...
Well, I don't know
Well, I don't know. A big problem for me is that I'm not able to test them properly. I will be able to play some tones, but I am not able to evaluate them. After all, it's a long time since I played a tuba... Unfortunately...
After almost 17 years of absence I now want to start playing again. :)
After searching high and low for a used tuba (used tubas are not easy to find here in Norway) for some time, I am now offered a Cerveny Eb tuba. Four rotary valves. This could be mine for 10000 NOK, that is 1382$ /867£...