Re: Digest Number 798
- Subject: Re: Digest Number 798
- From: Andrew Wimhurst <awimhurst@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 11:28:13 +1000
Don't be so sensitive. You said in an earlier post that you like all of
your embouchures to sound the same otherwise it isn't musical. Then why
bother varying your embouchure? Personally, I get a different sound out
of different embouchures - I think it makes things more interesting
tonally - creates different dynamics etc. YMMV.
In any case, I'd like to hear a pure pucker player get that percussive
"thwap" of a tongue blocked note. You can get it with a U-block (great
for the two draw, especially rhythm stuff) but a pure pucker player is
going to sound like he's slurring most every note (in my not so humble
On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 10:49 AM, harp-l-archives@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Message: 11
> Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 13:46:31 -0400
> From: Pat Missin <pat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: re: toungue block
>> From: alciere@xxxx
> Rainbow Jimmy wrote:
>> Do different embrochures sound different? Maybe if you're really good.
> So because I can get pretty much the same tonal palette from both of
> my main embouchures, does that mean I am not "really good"??
> -- Pat.
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