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by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Beginners and Returning Trombonists
Topic: Advice on looking for and financing a new horn.
Replies: 10
Views: 475

Advice on looking for and financing a new horn.

<t>Since you already know the specs you want, you can start watching classifieds (at places like this) and buy your boutique horn in parts.  Watching for good deals on Shires parts, I've managed to put together multiple horns.<br/> <br/> A word of caution though: the specs you think you want may not...
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Pedagogy
Topic: Learning as B-flat on G clef, C on F clef
Replies: 10
Views: 1478

Learning as B-flat on G clef, C on F clef

Yes, when I was a teenager learning trombone, the Tijuana Brass were very big.  There were Tijuana Brass songbooks for brass groups, but the trumpets got all the melody.

I was determined not to let that stop me.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Brass quintets by female composers?
Replies: 10
Views: 428

Brass quintets by female composers?

<r>I was involved in the development of this brass quintet:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.jwpepper.com/10483863.item#/submit"><s>[url=https://www.jwpepper.com/10483863.item#/submit]</s>https://www.jwpepper.com/10483863.item#/submit<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> <br/> It's moderately challenging and pre...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Cloning a whole hard drive?
Replies: 29
Views: 718

Cloning a whole hard drive?

<r>Reviews and choices for free cloning software:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-free-and-reliable-cloning-tools/"><s>[url=https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-free-and-reliable-cloning-tools/]</s><LINK_TEXT text="https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/f...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Cloning a whole hard drive?
Replies: 29
Views: 718

Cloning a whole hard drive?

<r>Reviews and choices for free cloning software:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-free-and-reliable-cloning-tools/"><s>[url=https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-free-and-reliable-cloning-tools/]</s><LINK_TEXT text="https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/f...
by ttf_SilverBone
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Soprano Trombone
Replies: 21
Views: 480

Soprano Trombone

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104128.msg1229855#msg1229855"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=104128.msg1229855#msg1229855]</s>Quote from: RBBERN01 on Jan 23, 2018, 03:50PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>I was thinking the best mouthpiece to get would be one of the chansons...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Wooden Thumb Lever
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Wooden Thumb Lever

The guy making the wooden levers is named Antonio Patrick.  Forum name: AntonioPatrick.  Don't know if he's still doing it.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Repairs, Modifications, and Maintenance
Topic: Wooden Thumb Lever
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Wooden Thumb Lever

The guy making the wooden levers is named Antonio Patrick.  Forum name: AntonioPatrick.  Don't know if he's still doing it.
by ttf_SilverBone
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Comments and Suggestions
Topic: Child Boards for Classified Ads.
Replies: 6
Views: 1123

Child Boards for Classified Ads.

I like to browse the classifieds without looking for something specific.  Sometimes interesting stuff shows up.

Having child boards would make that more work having to visit every child.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Method for making sound files available to others
Replies: 32
Views: 469

Method for making sound files available to others

<t>Another vote for mp3.  The lossy format will make no difference in your application.<br/> <br/> Another free website for transfers is DropBox.  I use DropBox and GoogleDrive.<br/> <br/> Note: I would not transfer anything including sensitive information through a file sharing service unless it wa...
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Video editing software for dummies
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Video editing software for dummies

Avidemux is good if you're looking for free.  Start there.

I also use VideoReDo and am happy with it, but it costs some bucks.
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Video editing software for dummies
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Video editing software for dummies

Avidemux is good if you're looking for free.  Start there.

I also use VideoReDo and am happy with it, but it costs some bucks.
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: A new Concerto for trombone and full orchestra
Replies: 12
Views: 334

A new Concerto for trombone and full orchestra

This is quite nice.  If a professional recording of it becomes available, let us know!
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Forgotten mouthpiece?
Replies: 32
Views: 527

Forgotten mouthpiece?

<t>I forgot a mouthpiece on a gig exactly once.  After that, I put a couple Kellys in my car (lg and sm shank) as insurance.  I've never forgotten a mouthpiece since.  <br/> <br/> I do keep a mouthpiece in the case of every horn I use regularly.  I have some duplicate mouthpieces to facilitate that....
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Notices from TTF Members
Topic: My album A Fall from Light to Dark has finally officially been released!!
Replies: 8
Views: 331

My album A Fall from Light to Dark has finally officially been released!!

<t>I got the full 24-bit version on the special Darth Vader USB stick.<br/> <br/> It was hard to get Darth's head off, but I used some force, man.<br/> <br/> Now all I need is some time to give this a proper listen.  The short bit I tried was terrific!<br/> <br/> Here's to Jim for all of his hard wo...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Christmas gigs
Replies: 23
Views: 520

Christmas gigs

The one-week European cruise people are pikers.  You need to hold out for two weeks minimum.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: The Healthy Trombonsit
Topic: Movie theatre loudness
Replies: 13
Views: 353

Movie theatre loudness

I rarely go to movies in theaters anymore because the volume is too loud and the mix is so bad that the music obscures the dialog.

I just wait until the movies come to my Tivo and then I can watch them with closed captioning on.
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Can you name my horn
Replies: 8
Views: 212

Can you name my horn

From the description, I would name it "Demosthenes" as a valve trombone is roughly the equivalent of talking with a mouth full of pebbles.
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Original Shastock Solotone
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Original Shastock Solotone

Did you see my email?  Didn't receive anything back.
by ttf_SilverBone
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Original Shastock Solotone
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Original Shastock Solotone

Email sent.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Fratres
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Fratres

<r>I just saw that the new Yeo/Pagano CD "Fratres" featuring some Tommy Pederson music is available:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/douglasyeoandgerrypagano"><s>[url=https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/douglasyeoandgerrypagano]</s>https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/douglasyeoandgerrypagano<e>[/ur...
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: FS: Bach 42ght with an exceptionally thin bell.
Replies: 2
Views: 60

FS: Bach 42ght with an exceptionally thin bell.

<r>Must be a winner.  Very few horns are crazy responsive, feel and sound great, when they are still in plastic. <IMG src="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/clever.gif"><s>[img]</s><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/clever.gif">http://tromboneforum.org/Smileys/otjf/clever.gif</URL><...
by ttf_SilverBone
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Really heavy trombones and lighter alternatives
Replies: 23
Views: 265

Really heavy trombones and lighter alternatives

<r><URL url="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trombone-christmas-northwest-2017-tickets-39486712821?aff=erelexpmlt"><s>[url=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trombone-christmas-northwest-2017-tickets-39486712821?aff=erelexpmlt]</s><LINK_TEXT text="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trombone-c ... erelexpmlt">https...
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Mute
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Mute

For the OP's horns, I concur with the H&B Stonelined.

But for larger bores and symphony work, I've been using an Alessi/Vacchiano for about fifty years and have seen no reason to change.  (Still using the same mute I bought fifty years ago too.)
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Mute
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Mute

For the OP's horns, I concur with the H&B Stonelined.

But for larger bores and symphony work, I've been using an Alessi/Vacchiano for about fifty years and have seen no reason to change.  (Still using the same mute I bought fifty years ago too.)
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Anyone can unlock your Mac by typing "root"
Replies: 10
Views: 264

Anyone can unlock your Mac by typing "root"

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103245.msg1222908#msg1222908"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103245.msg1222908#msg1222908]</s>Quote from: Todd Jonz on Dec 03, 2017, 06:16AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>sudo passwd root<br/> <br/> Nooooooooooooo.............<br/> <br/> su...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia
Replies: 28
Views: 237

Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia

<t>I did a little research and can't find anything to support the claim that a depositor of a bad check faces criminal liability.  On the face of it, that seems a silly claim - criminal liability requires intent, and the depositor was acting in good faith with no intent to defraud.<br/> <br/> I have...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia
Replies: 28
Views: 237

Scam Warning : Moss Recely in Georgia

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101564.msg1222529#msg1222529"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101564.msg1222529#msg1222529]</s>Quote from: hyperbolica on Nov 30, 2017, 07:40AM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Another offer from "chris adams" [url=mailto:<EMAIL email="chrisada...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Ecce Sacerdos Magnus - Brucker - Alto versus tenor
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Ecce Sacerdos Magnus - Brucker - Alto versus tenor

<t>JMO: I would play this on a tenor, because I think that would be the characteristic Bruckner sound.<br/> <br/> The small changes you cite in slide movement are inconsequential and should not factor into the decision.<br/> <br/> Intonation on this piece is going to be exceptionally critical to mak...
by ttf_SilverBone
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Other Musicians and Ensembles
Topic: Per Brevig
Replies: 8
Views: 264

Per Brevig

<r>Two possibilities I see:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://smile.amazon.com/Costa-Boatwright-Chamber-Works/dp/B0057WSJYA/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1511846179&sr=8-4&keywords=per+brevig"><s>[url=https://smile.amazon.com/Costa-Boatwright-Chamber-Works/dp/B0057WSJYA/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=15...
by ttf_SilverBone
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Sheet Music for Sale--tenor trombone, brass quintets, brass choirs
Replies: 11
Views: 123

Sheet Music for Sale--tenor trombone, brass quintets, brass choirs

Google's spreadsheet will easily import an Excel spreadsheet if you already have one made locally.
by ttf_SilverBone
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Classified Advertisements
Topic: Sheet Music for Sale--tenor trombone, brass quintets, brass choirs
Replies: 11
Views: 123

Sheet Music for Sale--tenor trombone, brass quintets, brass choirs

Would be interested in seeing a list of the brass quintets!
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Earl Williams Trombone
Replies: 1761
Views: 11774

Earl Williams Trombone

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=43965.msg1221536#msg1221536"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=43965.msg1221536#msg1221536]</s>Quote from: Gicking on Nov 19, 2017, 06:20PM<e>[/url]</e></URL> <br/> I’ll have to renew my efforts to get Duda to make his own bell Wil...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Accessories
Topic: Tuner accuracy
Replies: 85
Views: 958

Tuner accuracy

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103088.msg1221521#msg1221521"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=103088.msg1221521#msg1221521]</s>Quote from: sirisobhakya on Nov 19, 2017, 04:04PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>A bit off-topic and newcomer's question, but I have always wondere...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Beginners and Returning Trombonists
Topic: Things you use to could have sight read!
Replies: 17
Views: 463

Things you use to could have sight read!

<t>One thing I struggle with on sight reading now that I used to have no problem with is that my vision isn't nearly as good as it used to be.  Need lots of light on the music to see it well (cataracts).<br/> <br/> Have you had your glasses checked?  The focal length for music glasses is different t...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Firefox Quantum
Replies: 7
Views: 196

New Firefox Quantum

<t>Forgot to say about two more fixable annoyances:<br/> <br/> By default a new tab is opened to the right of the active tab.  But I want the new tab to be far right:  In about:config, browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent set false.<br/> <br/> The default display on a new page was very annoying to...
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Firefox Quantum
Replies: 7
Views: 196

New Firefox Quantum

<t>I've been using the new Firefox for a few days now, and overall I'm quite pleased with it. It is noticeably faster.<br/> <br/> The most important add-ons to me are Quantum-compatible, or I was able to find a Quantum-compatible substitute.<br/> <br/> The add-on I miss the most is Tab Mix Plus.<br/...
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Musical Miscellany
Topic: Leopold Mozart alto trombone concerto Piano part needed
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Leopold Mozart alto trombone concerto Piano part needed

<r><URL url="http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku019093.php"><s>[url=http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku019093.php]</s>http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku019093.php<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> <br/> Plenty of time to order it for a May concert.  Hickey's has other editions as well.<b...
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Chair rentals near Syracuse, NY
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Chair rentals near Syracuse, NY

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102936.msg1219925#msg1219925"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=102936.msg1219925#msg1219925]</s>Quote from: davdud101 on Nov 07, 2017, 03:23PM<e>[/url]</e></URL>Looking esp for "music chairs". Not finding much more than "party cha...
by ttf_SilverBone
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Chair rentals near Syracuse, NY
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Chair rentals near Syracuse, NY

I got lots of possibilities by Googling chair rentals Syracuse.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones
Replies: 7
Views: 272

Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones

What is the first title in the book you are looking for?

I have two different books, with titles "Empty Boxes" and "The Hitchhiker".
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones
Replies: 7
Views: 272

Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones

What is the first title in the book you are looking for?

I have two different books, with titles "Empty Boxes" and "The Hitchhiker".
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Beginners and Returning Trombonists
Topic: Tone and Practice Mutes
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Tone and Practice Mutes

I like using a practice mute for warming up.

The best thing about practice mutes is how good playing the trombone feels when you take them out.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Beginners and Returning Trombonists
Topic: Tone and Practice Mutes
Replies: 18
Views: 532

Tone and Practice Mutes

I like using a practice mute for warming up.

The best thing about practice mutes is how good playing the trombone feels when you take them out.
by ttf_SilverBone
Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Music, Concerts, and Recordings
Topic: Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones
Replies: 7
Views: 272

Tommy Pederson - Ten Pieces for Two Bass Trombones

<r>Is this the one you want:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku007833.php"><s>[url=http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku007833.php]</s>http://www.hickeys.com/search/products/sku007833.php<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> <br/> Hickey's seems to have a lot of Pederson's music...
by ttf_SilverBone
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Comments and Suggestions
Topic: Donations
Replies: 78
Views: 1470

Donations

<r><URL url="http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101478.msg1218446#msg1218446"><s>[url=http://tromboneforum.org/index.php?topic=101478.msg1218446#msg1218446]</s>Quote from: quiethorn on Oct 26, 2017, 11:12PM<e>[/url]</e></URL><br/> How much community effort would it take to just make a new site...
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: USB stick fail
Replies: 13
Views: 247

USB stick fail

You're hosed.  Sorry.

After you reformat, copy the files in small batches.

(Your systems sounds quite slow.  Is it an old computer with old USB?  If it's a newer computer, maybe you just need a USB 3 stick.)
by ttf_SilverBone
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Cloning a whole hard drive?
Replies: 29
Views: 718

Cloning a whole hard drive?

<r>I used to use Norton Ghost too.  Symantec discontinued it years ago, and if you have an old copy it won't support the latest disk formats, so don't use it.<br/> <br/> For those considering Acronis, see:<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/beware-of-acronis-leftovers-issue...
by ttf_SilverBone
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: IOS 11
Replies: 17
Views: 312

IOS 11

Yeah, I know, there are alternative shells for Win 10 to make it more like Win 7.

But I've yet to see an advantage to moving to Win 10.  Someday I'll be forced to when Microsloth stops providing security updates.
by ttf_SilverBone
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: IOS 11
Replies: 17
Views: 312

IOS 11

Yeah, I know, there are alternative shells for Win 10 to make it more like Win 7.

But I've yet to see an advantage to moving to Win 10.  Someday I'll be forced to when Microsloth stops providing security updates.

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