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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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Your name, email address, and comment are required. Overall these are both great books, and well worth studying. Briefly, some of the benefits of practicing lip slurs include:.

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.

Learn how your comment data is processed. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: He also has a very informative website about the history of horn playing in Los Angeles. Though ubiquitous in method and etude books for brass instruments, these two publications really cover the topic in a progressive, systematic way.

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Friday Review: Lip Flexibilities by Bai Lin and Lip Slurs for Horn by Howard Hilliard

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Special thanks go to Michael Helman for pointing out this publication to me. Subsequent patterns expand both in range and rhythmic complexity, and the final exercises are truly virtuosic. In his introduction, Hilliard provides some valuable insight into the art of playing beautiful slurs. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This will avoid hurting your embouchure or learning to play incorrectly.


Cancel reply Your name, email address, and comment are required. The air should be fluent and steady consistent. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This site uses cookies. Now […] Bao Like.

I start out each as written on the open F horn, extending down to the fingering, then continue down using the B flat horn, down to T During practice sessions your embouchure, throat and tongue should be naturally relaxed and flexible.

Always try to produce your most beautiful tone.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The exercises begin simply with half-note and quarter note slurs, beginning on open notes and moving downward through the harmonic series.

This forces me to be flexible and facile in all ranges of the instrument. Though written by fleixbilities trumpet player, as the title suggests the exercises contained here are beneficial on all brass instruments. Email required Address never made public. Among the more advanced exercises, there is a wide variety of lip slurs that focus on very specific skills.

Discovering the right approach to the peculiarities of each exercise will maximize both the enjoyment and benefits of this book.

A Progressive Method of Flexibility Exercisesnewly revised and published by Meredith Music cover image linked from http: Briefly, some of the benefits of practicing lip slurs include: We will not publish your email. Combined with effective practice and thoughtful instruction, lip slurs can be used to develop tone, technique, range, and more!

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Notify me of new posts via email. A balance between variety and accessibility has been used to challenge the ear and combat the monotony of the typical lip slur exercise while maintaining a logical and musical shape to the phrase.


Enter your comment here 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. Manipulating the air stream is key, not only in hitting the pitch but also in voicing each note with a full and ringing sound. Worth area, and has published numerous articles in The Horn Call. As with all lip slurs, the level of difficulty varies widely depending on the level of execution.

In his Preface, Professor Lin offers some excellent words of advice for practicing lip slurs — or anything else. EtudesRepertoireReviewsTechnique. Next is to start a half step up from the beginning of the exercise on T23, working my way up to T0. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Notify me of new comments via email.

Lip Flexibilities (Bai Lin) — Balquhidder Music

If you feel your embouchure is tiring or is uncomfortable, you should choose an easier section to practice. On a triple, I then continue higher on the high F horn, starting on T and going up flexibiljties high as I can. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: