How do I choose a Monette mouthpiece?
When selecting a new mouthpiece, the size that feels most comfortable and that allows you to play with the most easy, natural embouchure and in the most resonant, centered way is usually the best size for you! If you are playing lead trumpet, use a lead mouthpiece!
How do you measure a trombone mouthpiece?
Trombone Mouthpieces Different brands may measure slightly differently. The cup depth indication is subjective and is provided for convenience. The abbveviations are: S=shallow, MS=medium-shalloe, M=medium, MD=medium-deep, D=deep. One maker’s M might be comparable to another maker’s MD.
What is the mouthpiece of a trombone called?
The Rim. The rim is the round edge of the mouthpiece that you press your lips against to play your trombone.
What is the mouthpiece of a trombone made of?
Trombone mouthpieces are made of brass, silver, stainless steel, titanium, or plastic. Since many people have a mild allergy to raw brass, mouthpieces are more commonly plated in another metal. Silver mouthpieces are used to produce a darker, heavier sound.
What size trumpet mouthpiece is best for high notes?
The 5 Best Trumpet Mouthpieces for High Notes
- Paititi Gold Plated Bb 3C Trumpet Mouthpiece.
- Olymstore(TM) Gold Plated Trumpet Mouthpiece.
- Glory Silver Plated Bb Trumpet Mouthpiece ,7c.
- Bach Trumpet Mouthpiece 3C.
- StarSide Gold Plated Trumpet Mouthpiece, 3C Golden.
What mouthpiece do professional trumpet players use?
If you are a professional player or play for specific sounds like jazz, then you should opt for a high-quality model like the Selmer Bach K3513C or the Yamaha Trumpet Mouthpiece YAC TR14A4A-HGPR.
What is the difference between large shank and small shank mouthpiece?
There are two types of mouthpiece, large shank and small shank. Use a small shank mouthpiece for a small bore and a middle bore trombone, and use a large shank mouthpiece for large bore and bass trombone.
What is an F attachment trombone?
The F attachment is engaged by using a trigger which operates a valve (this is different from the three-valved valve trombone). This type of trombone is typically built with a larger bore size (0.525 or 0.547 inches (13.3 or 13.9 mm)) and is known as a B♭/F trombone, F-attachment trombone, or trigger trombone.
What are the 3 main parts of a trombone?
Overall, there are three main sections of the trombone: the slide, the bell, and the mouthpiece. In addition, each section can be broken down into different features. For example, the bell features a tuning slide and multiple bell braces.
What trombone mouthpiece is best for jazz?
5 Best Trombone Mouthpieces for Jazz
- Bach K3506HAL Megatone Small Shank Tenor Trombone Mouthpiece, Silver Plated, 6-1/2 AL 25.40mm.
- Bach Large Shank Trombone Mouthpiece Silver 5G.
- Denis Wick DW5880-12CS Silver-Plated Medium Trombone Mouthpiece.
- Blessing MPC65ALTRB Trombone Mouthpiece, 6.5AL.
What is the difference between a 7C and a 3C mouthpiece?
3C vs 7C Trumpet Mouthpiece They sport almost matching diameters but they are different to play. A 7C is typically 16.20 mm in diameter and the 3C is 10mm bigger and has a little more depth to it. Having a larger diameter requires a little more gusto to play and is not usually recommended for a beginner.
Can you compare Monette mouthpieces to other rims?
The significant degree to which differences in rim contour will affect the sensation of size This is why we provide ‘real world’ size comparisons to some common non-Monette mouthpiece sizes. WE STRONGLY CAUTION YOU NOT TO CHOOSE A MOUTHPIECE SIZE BASED ON ANY NON-MONETTE SPECS.
What makes a Monette a revolutionary brass instrument?
This acoustical innovation improves every aspect of brass instrument performance – sound, response, intonation, and endurance – and is what makes our revolutionary Monette instruments possible. Questions? Wondering about mouthpiece sizes?
Why are there different measurements for different mouthpieces?
Measurements do not translate reliably between different makers. There are two main reasons for this: 1. Differences in how and where measurements of curved mouthpiece surfaces are taken 2. The significant degree to which differences in rim contour will affect the sensation of size
When did they start making mouthpieces for music?
Since 1985, we have been designing mouthpieces to do what no other mouthpiece has ever done. We provide constant pitch center, regardless of how loud or soft, or how low or high a musician plays.