LMC Tuesday: "Sound in Motion" - Phrasing & Vibrato

LMC Tuesday: "Sound in Motion" - Phrasing & Vibrato

Notes from the 2019 Longhorn Music Camp Bassoon Masterclass. Tuesday, June 11th: Sound in Motion: Phrasing & Vibrato

On the second day of LMC 2019 we discussed dynamics, articulations, phrasing and vibrato. We learned how to practice vibrato and some of the ways it can be used to enhance our scales and music.

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LMC Tuesday: Special Bassoon Techniques

LMC Tuesday: Special Bassoon Techniques

Notes from the 2018 Longhorn Music Camp Bassoon Masterclass. Tuesday, June 12th: Special Bassoon Techniques - Half Holes, Flicking, Intonation Adjustments, Vibrato.

  1. Why are flicking and half holing used on the bassoon?

  2. What is the difference between flicking and venting?

  3. Which notes are generally sharp or flat on the bassoon?

  4. How can I improve tuning on the bassoon?

  5. How is vibrato created?

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