With those thoughts in mind, play a C major scale (or which ever key you feel most comfortable with on your tuba) and listen to the tonal quality of your sound. Hopefully, if you are really experiencing these emotions then you will have. There are related clues (shown below).
Specifically, efficient buzzing. This sound is best achieved by following these few steps: 1) Hear the note, and the sound, you want to make; 2) Breathe in deeply (and do not hold your breath); 3) Breathe out lots of air (fast = loud & slow = soft) at the same time as; 4) Allowing the lips to vibrate freely to form the correct note and the; 5) Tongue to provide a good clean start to the beginning of the note; 6) Control the air to keep a steady flow and this will stop the note bulging up or down; 7) Stop the note by stopping the breath – not with the tongue. While you're developing your volume also keep up your tone work. Tuba sound is a crossword puzzle clue. Work on expanding the dynamic range of good sounds you can make in all registers. The only way that I believe it is really possible to achieve a wide range of tonal colours is through having an intense mood or feeling behind the tonal character you are aiming to create. The sound that is created will vary depending on which vowel sound you think of. tuba Sound Effects (6) Most recent Oldest Shortest duration Longest duration Any Length 2 sec 2 sec - 5 sec 5 sec - 20 sec 20 sec - 1 min > 1 min All libraries make this noise Radio Mall 0:01 In a practice routine it is sometimes good to spend a little time focusing on the range of tonal colours that you have available and work on producing them on demand. The reason I say this is because if you have an amazing technique, but sound like an overly flatulent bovine creature, no one is really ever going to want to hear what you or the tuba can do. Playing loud is less amount pressure and more about volume of air. Practice pushing the envelope in both directions (loud and soft) until you find the point where you get a poor sound for each, then come back. Strength of tone comes through letting go of tension, not trying to out-muscle the next guy. If you have been playing the tuba for some time, maybe it is something that is just taken for granted – when you pick up the instrument the sound kind of just happens now. For me, the most basic sound that a tuba makes should be warm, rich and have a velvet like quality. To be really loud you'll actually feel like you're backing off a bit and just moving all your air through the horn at the same time, not … These two instruments are compared and illustrated here. I have found that through my days of playing euph (and a bit of trumpet) that there is a point where without adding much more effort the instrument becomes suddenly louder. Download FREE Tuba sounds - royalty-free! It's really good stuff. Mouthpieces i use- Loud LM - 12, which is unfortunately going out of business.
Very often I hear people at rehearsals or just before concerts playing lots of exercises which exist to warm up the muscles and get things physically into shape, but I always wonder when it becomes important to wake up the ears and start focusing on the overall basic tonal quality.
It is, of course, completely impossible to accurately describe different sounds with words, but generally speaking it is possible to define the character, mood or feeling that is required and whether the preferred sound is warm, bright, spiky, smooth and so on. When you're "pushing" air through the horn you'll reach a certain point where you'll overblow and start making a "blat" sound, especially with a sousaphone. However, there are a few truths that always work and are almost always necessary when playing the tuba!