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Thomann's Cool Online Guides: Trombones

2. Introduction

Like all brass instruments, the sound of the trombone is produced by the player’s buzzing lips, which cause the
AIRSome artists and producers believe that AIR - Always In Record - is a valuable technique, because it can capture moments of musical magic that may otherwise go unrecorded. It simply means that the tape or hard drive never stops running during a session.
air
inside the instrument to vibrate. The pitch of the instrument is changed by a combination of a telescopic
BottleneckA glass or metal tube used on the ring or little finger to play slide guitar. In computing, 'bottleneck' describes the slowest part of a system in cases where this limits overall performance.
slide
, and the player’s ‘embouchure’ (the shape made by the mouth) buzzing at different frequencies, causing the instrument to move up or down the
Harmonic1) Adjective describing the aspects of music associated with harmony (several differently pitched notes sounding together). 2) A clear, pure tone produced on the guitar by lightly placing a finger of the fretting hand directly above a mathematically determined position on the string. The easiest harmonics are found at the twelfth and (approximately) seventh and fifth frets.
harmonic
series. It’s actually much simpler than it sounds!

The ‘bore’ or width of the tubing usually increases in size after the
BottleneckA glass or metal tube used on the ring or little finger to play slide guitar. In computing, 'bottleneck' describes the slowest part of a system in cases where this limits overall performance.
slide
section, and gradually flares into the bell of the instrument - the way each trombone varies in this respect gives it its individual character. It’s also crucial to the tuning of the trombone that this aspect is designed correctly - budget models may not have had the time spent on them to ensure the instrument responds as it should!

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