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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In flexibiliites introduction, Hilliard provides some valuable insight into the art of playing beautiful slurs. If you feel your embouchure is tiring or is uncomfortable, you should choose an easier section to practice.

Lip Flexibilities (Bai Lin) — Balquhidder Music

Briefly, some of the benefits of practicing lip slurs include:. Enter your comment here Your name, email address, and comment are required. Subsequent patterns expand both in range and rhythmic complexity, and the final exercises are truly virtuosic.

Learn how your comment data is processed. The exercises begin simply with half-note and quarter note slurs, beginning on open notes and moving downward through the harmonic series. On a triple, I then continue higher on the high F horn, starting on T and going up as high as I can. Briefly, flexibiliries of the benefits of practicing lip slurs include: You are commenting using your Twitter account. The air should be fluent and steady consistent.

As with all lip slurs, the level of difficulty varies widely depending on the level of execution. A Progressive Method of Flexibility Exercisesnewly revised and published by Meredith Music cover image linked from http: You are commenting using your WordPress. This forces me to be flexible and facile in all ranges of the instrument. This will avoid hurting your embouchure or learning to play incorrectly. 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 Overall these are both great books, and well worth studying.


Lip Flexibilities (Bai Lin)

Always try to produce your most beautiful tone. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Though ubiquitous in method and etude books for brass instruments, these two publications really cover the topic in a progressive, systematic way.

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.

Bai-Lin(1).pdf – DocDroid

Though written by a trumpet player, as the title suggests the exercises contained here are beneficial on all brass instruments. For horn players, the book would make flexibilitifs fine supplement for developing accuracy and flexibility in the high range the lowest pitch is an f-sharp below the staff.

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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.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Discovering the right approach to the peculiarities of each exercise will maximize both the enjoyment and benefits of this book. Notify me of new posts via email. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

During practice sessions your embouchure, throat and tongue should be naturally relaxed and flexible. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Email required Address never made public. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Do not attempt to play in too high a register.


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

Next is to start a half step up from the beginning of the exercise on T23, working my way up to T0. Manipulating the air stream is key, not only in hitting the pitch but also in voicing each note with a full and ringing sound.

This site uses cookies. Cancel reply Your name, email address, and comment are required. He also has a very informative website about the history of horn playing in Los Angeles. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! In his Preface, Professor Lin offers some excellent words of advice for practicing lip slurs — or anything else. Among the more advanced exercises, there is a wide flexibilites of lip slurs that focus on oip specific skills. Now […] Like Like. We will flexibllities publish your email.

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Combined with effective practice and thoughtful instruction, lip slurs can be used to glexibilities tone, technique, range, and more!