Posted by Bill Jagnow on December 30, 2000 at 04:55:31:
In Reply to: Re: Re: F or CC for *only* horn posted by Andy Miller on December 29, 2000 at 19:45:57:
As Kurt Angle likes to say, "it's true, it's true." (My apologies if you don't follow the WWF.) Playing too much F tuba and not focusing enough on your CC will result in an F tuba-ish sound on your CC. I know this because I did a ton of F tuba playing last spring, and for my sophomore jury, I got numerous comments about how bright and thin (i.e. F tuba-like) I was sounding on my CC. The horn prof. put it "you sound too much like the F tuba on your big horn."
In regards to what horn to use in quintet, I've always felt that it's easier to blend into the quintet's sound on an F tuba. But then again, Andy's quintet is a lot better than mine, so...
Oh yeah, Andy, if you're reading this: Hey! What's up man? Long time no communication.