Re: tongue block (resend with subject)

Don't be so sensitive. I recall you said in an earlier post that you 
like all of your embouchures to sound the same (or pretty much 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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