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The Embouchures Function
Photographic Studies of Virtuoso Players
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air-column air-stream angle arching articulation attack big tone bouchure brass instrument brass players brass playing brass student breathing buzz cause cheek muscles Chicago Symphony Chicago Symphony Orchestra chin Cleveland Orchestra contract corners correct correctly crescendo diaphragm diminuendo direction double-tonguing downward drawstring drumhead dry lips embouchure exactly exercise exhalation Farkas feel French horn function glissando glottis high notes high register horizontal inhalation instru legato lip aperture lip muscles lip position lower front teeth lower jaw mouth Mouthpiece Placement mouthpiece pressure mouthpiece rim normal oboe oboe reed one-third lower lip opening orbicularis oris Orchestra passage perhaps Philip Farkas pitch place the mouthpiece point of resistance pout practice problems produce puckered pull push relaxed result ribs shape simply single-tongue smile sound staccato steady string syllable teacher tension thrust tight tone tongue triple-tonguing trumpet tuba upper and lower upper front teeth upward slur usually vibration vowel