Well, I finally finished The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. It’s a really terrific story of TR’s life up to his presidency, and it’s a Pulitzer Prize winner. There are two more books to the trilogy, but I don’t have them yet.
I also finally finished with The Complete Idiot’s...
Beautifully explained. I’ve been toyin’ with the idea of tunin’ mine to gCEA to limit my confusion, but I mostly use that tuning for singing. I dunno. As I said before, mine is kinda ‘eh anyway. I’ll ponder some more.
Well, I’m still bangin’ away at the CG and havin’ some success. I can easily play the melodies and sometimes with the chord notes, but I‘m stlill a bit clumsy wid it.
In my defense, I haven’t played the CG for a while. I guess I just have too many irons in the fire.
I couldn’t agree with this thread more. I love to experiment. As a boy, I had a daydream about being locked up over night in a music store. I would imagine trying all the instruments and having a ball.
During my real life (?) I have played most of the brass instruments with varying degrees of...
Ha! Last night I tried to play a little Cornet and could hardly make a sound. It would be a long time and a lotta scales and long tones before I could ever play it again.
One of these days I’m gonna try my Tuba again.
Maybe try an Alto Flute. I have one, and it has a nice, mellow, romantic tone. Mine seems easier to play too. I like it a lot.
Glad to help out. I’m gonna keep it up as long as I can. My tone’s a bit wheezy still, but good enough for an old guy.