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embouchure

[¦äm·bə¦shu̇r]
(geology)
The mouth of a river.
A river valley widened into a plain.
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(2) He listened to Art play for an hour or two, and then made helpful comments on his breathing, embouchure, and playing generally.
Key Words: embouchure, wind instrumentalist, reed, inclined planes.
An ordinary eight-key Monzani, with, unusually in this sale, a good embouchure, made [pounds]483, whereas a six-key Monzani with a C# foot had an embouchure so frightful that it made only [pounds]184.
The vowel often is affected by a change in embouchure because the shape of the mouth that results in the optimally resonated tone is not always natural to the vowel one is trying to sing.
It is addressed to professional players, as well as students and amateur players who are interested in embouchure problems.
There were the usual flutes with cracked heads, enlarged embouchures, and so on, and a made-up one.
Photographic collections of embouchures, including those in books written by Farkas, seem to support Schuller's methodology.
and performance just minutes afterwards, embouchures (especially for the first horns) were gasping by the end.
The order I have listed for my own use could take the sting out of the more difficult numbers for students' embouchures and technique by working on them only after others further on in the book have been mastered.
Early morning warm-ups ensured that we were all able to be actively involved as we kept our embouchures alive and learnt useful tips from our idols.
Horn players and horn teachers all have their own techniques, ways of breathing, embouchures, even their own ways of holding the instrument.