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Thomann's Cool Online Guides: Brass Mutes

2. Straight Mutes

Straight mutes are probably the most commonly used of all, and are available for trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet, trombone, euphonium, baritone horn, french horn and tuba. The straight
DampTo reduce vibrations - in music this usually refers to the technique of reducing an instrument's vibrations and overtones by touching it in some way, to shorten the length of the note and deaden the timbre of the sound. For example, a percussionist may place the palm of his hand on the skin of a kettle drum, or a guitarist might use the wrist of his plectrum hand to rest against the strings. Also used to describe the effects of acoustic treatment.
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has a hollow, cone shape that fits inside the bell of the instrument, held in place by pieces of cork which are usually glued to the side of the
DampTo reduce vibrations - in music this usually refers to the technique of reducing an instrument's vibrations and overtones by touching it in some way, to shorten the length of the note and deaden the timbre of the sound. For example, a percussionist may place the palm of his hand on the skin of a kettle drum, or a guitarist might use the wrist of his plectrum hand to rest against the strings. Also used to describe the effects of acoustic treatment.
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. They tend to produce a brighter, more nasal sound than an unmuted instrument. Most commonly used in classical and brass band music, straight mutes may be made from aluminium, copper, plastic or plaster. Aluminium mutes have a particularly bright, harsh sound and are often used in orchestral music, whereas plaster or plastic mutes tend to sound slightly warmer and are favoured by big-band players. It’s worth noting that metal straight mutes produce slightly better
IntonationTo generate data between given points. Interpolation usually refers to various mathematical methods of generating or regenerating missing audio or video data as part of an error-correction or decompression algorithm.
intonation
than their non-metallic counterparts.

picture on left side: Jo-Ral Trumpet Straight Mute
Picture on right side: Humes & Berg Trombone Straight Mute

Sound Samples

Trumpet sound without mute

Trumpet sound without mute
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Trumpet sound with Straigt Mute

Straigt Mute
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