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Aug
31st
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nichtsoweiss:

marchingartsphotos:

Soprillo saxophone.

I’ve seen this on my dash a few times, and each time i’ve thought “why the fuck would someone want to eat a saxophone?” I’m just now realizing that the utensils are for a size comparison…

nichtsoweiss:

marchingartsphotos:

Soprillo saxophone.

I’ve seen this on my dash a few times, and each time i’ve thought “why the fuck would someone want to eat a saxophone?” I’m just now realizing that the utensils are for a size comparison…

(via all-that-is-gold-doesnt-glitter)

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yo-h0-sebastian:

The gods deliberated and they decided that I still suck

(via fuckyeahbandbuffalo)

Aug
23rd
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People change, yard lines don’t.

My band director (via younker)

Deep.

(via learntolovethesedays)

(Source: littlewood-inthe-bigblue-surf, via thishummingbirdheart)

Aug
13th
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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA STEREOTYPES

trumpetangst:

FRONT DESK 1st VIOLINS:

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FRONT DESK 2nd VIOLINS:

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OTHER VIOLINS:

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VIOLAS:

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CELLOS:

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DOUBLE BASSES:

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OBOES:

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#tuning

FLUTES:

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CLARINETS:

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BASSOONS:

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HORNS:

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(another solo?! you shouldn’t have…)

TRUMPETS:

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TROMBONES:

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TUBA:

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TIMPANI:

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OTHER PERCUSSION:

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(via thishummingbirdheart)

Aug
11th
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Anonymous said: PERCUSSION.

!!!

WHAT ABOUT IT?

- abby

Aug
8th
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Jul
31st
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dad-rock-davos:

transhumanisticpanspermia:

rachellebutler:

Treble clefs by (L to R) Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, and Ravel.
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all musicians across all time periods: “fuck how does that thing go”

Beethoven didn’t even try

dad-rock-davos:

transhumanisticpanspermia:

rachellebutler:

Treble clefs by (L to R) Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, and Ravel.

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all musicians across all time periods: “fuck how does that thing go”

Beethoven didn’t even try

(via all-that-is-gold-doesnt-glitter)

Jul
28th
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crescendonotes:

tumorsandmusic:

ostimusic:

instrumentastrology:

Those mixed feelings you get when your barely play at all in a piece

New rule: You aren’t allowed to whine about a minimal part if you aren’t good enough to be assigned the first chair part.

I know that the commenter is John Mackey, but I’m really uncomfortable with this sentiment.  First of all the player is probably the Bass trombone player, which is a completely different chair that usually have separate auditions. Also, a lower chair doesn’t mean you are worse or better than anyone else. It just means that you are playing that part. Second can be harder that first and requires different skills.  First is not better than second. And people need to remember that.

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crescendonotes:

tumorsandmusic:

ostimusic:

instrumentastrology:

Those mixed feelings you get when your barely play at all in a piece

New rule: You aren’t allowed to whine about a minimal part if you aren’t good enough to be assigned the first chair part.

I know that the commenter is John Mackey, but I’m really uncomfortable with this sentiment. First of all the player is probably the Bass trombone player, which is a completely different chair that usually have separate auditions. Also, a lower chair doesn’t mean you are worse or better than anyone else. It just means that you are playing that part. Second can be harder that first and requires different skills. First is not better than second. And people need to remember that.

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Jul
24th
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(Source: pwnyo, via lisztonian)

Jul
20th
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