Lip Flexibilities ** For All Brass Instruments ** Bai Lin ** Full Score – Study ** Performing Ensemble: Trumpet Unaccompanied ** Instrumentation: Brass ** Item . View and download Bai-Lin(1).pdf on DocDroid. Description. This Professor of Trumpet at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China has composed an extraordinarily well organized page book of flexibility .
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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Briefly, some of the benefits of practicing lip slurs include: The exercises begin simply with half-note and quarter note slurs, beginning on open notes and moving downward through the harmonic series.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! In his introduction, Hilliard provides some valuable insight into the art of playing beautiful slurs.
Next is to start a half step up from the beginning of the exercise on T23, working my way up to T0. A balance between variety and accessibility has been used to challenge the ear and combat the monotony of the typical lip flexibiliyies exercise while maintaining a logical and musical shape to the phrase.
During practice sessions your embouchure, throat and tongue should flexibilitiess naturally relaxed and flexible. Notify me of new posts via email. On a triple, Ba then continue higher on the high F horn, starting on T and going up as high as I can. He also has a very informative website about the history of horn playing in Los Angeles. Facebook Twitter Reddit Print Email. In his Preface, Professor Lin offers some excellent words of advice for practicing lip slurs — or anything else.
Among the more advanced exercises, there is a wide variety of lip slurs that focus on very specific skills. Manipulating the air stream is key, not only in hitting the pitch but also in voicing each note with a full and ringing sound.
EtudesRepertoireReviewsTechnique. Email required Address never made public. This forces flexibilitiws to be flexible and facile in all ranges of the instrument. This will avoid hurting your embouchure or learning to play incorrectly. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Though ubiquitous in method and etude books for brass instruments, these two publications really cover the topic in a progressive, systematic way.
Subsequent patterns expand both in range and rhythmic complexity, and the final exercises are truly virtuosic. Though written by a trumpet player, as the title suggests the exercises contained here are beneficial on all brass instruments. Your name, email address, and comment are required.
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Enter your comment here Discovering the right approach to the peculiarities of each exercise will maximize both the enjoyment and benefits of this book. We will not publish your email. Worth area, and has published numerous articles in The Horn Call. If you feel your embouchure is tiring or is uncomfortable, you should choose an easier section to practice.
Combined with effective practice and thoughtful instruction, lip slurs can be used to develop tone, technique, range, and more! For horn players, the book would make a fine supplement for developing accuracy and flexibility in the high range the lowest pitch is an f-sharp below the staff. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
Dynamic and tempo markings are not included, but I would assume that these should be added and freely altered depending upon your own needs and capabilities. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Do not attempt to play in too high a register. A Progressive Method of Flexibility Exercisesnewly revised and published by Meredith Music cover image linked from http: The air should be fluent and steady consistent. flwxibilities
Friday Review: Lip Flexibilities by Bai Lin and Lip Slurs for Horn by Howard Hilliard
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As with all lip slurs, the level of difficulty varies widely depending on the level of execution. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Special thanks go to Michael Helman for pointing out this publication to me. The following HTML tags can be used in the comment field: