Articles about Embouchure

Trouble On the High C's
Flute Talk (2016) Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 2, 4, 6, 8

 

Facial and Lingual Strength and Endurance in Skilled Trumpet Players
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2015) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 90-95

Trumpet players produce and manipulate sound through their instrument by articulating the lips, cheeks, and tongue to create a proper airflow. These sustained muscle contractions may result in increased facial and lingual strength and endurance. The purpose of this study ...

Exploring Performance Practice: Late 18th- and 19th-Century Bassoon Embouchure
The Double Reed (2015) Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 129-138

The primary purpose of this article is to investigate and describe historical embouchure, which can be considered one of the key features of 18th- and 19th-century bassoon technique. Bassoonists of this time did not base their technique on breathing; in ...