Re: Digest Number 798

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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