Double and Triple Tongue on Brass

Double and Triple Tongue on Brass Double or triple tonguing passages on brass instruments can sound very exciting and fanfaric and can create a great effect of forward motion. They are created by interrupting the air flow into the instrument with the tongue with...

Arpeggios on Brass Instruments

Arpeggios on Brass Instruments While fast chord arpeggios are great and no problem to play on strings and woodwinds, they can become very difficult on brass instruments. It is quite tricky for brass players to cover a big range safely in a short time and especially if...

Vibrato

Vibrato The amount and intensity of vibrato as a default playing style is highly depending on the instrument and also location of the orchestra. While string players naturally add vibrato to longer notes, brass players only play with slight vibrato when they have an...

Study Instrument Registers

Study Instrument Registers Just as important as knowing the ranges of the instruments that you are writing for you should also have a clear idea about their registers and dynamic possibilities of them in these registers. There are a few charts out there which show one...