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 Re: Need help! Weak muscles...
Author: Axolotl 
Date:   2019-04-29 17:30

Thank you very much for your answers, that's very kind!

I've been questioning everything for three years.

I changed oboes twice, because I had a very hard oboe in addition to playing very hard reeds.

Now it's very fluid, I'm very happy about that.

I've had a scraping machine for a year, so I can't change the shape.

But I play infinitely easier than before. So, have I kept the habit of playing too hard again, even though I feel it's easy? Maybe...

You're right, I played very hard to get a dark sound. I've since learned that you can round the sound with your mouth, but I've only been doing it for a few months.

Unfortunately, no teacher has taught me this in the past.

The problem is that when I take more closed reeds, I can only play for a short time, and I lose all the bass instantly.

And when I scratch the more open reeds more than I have, even sparing the heart, the sound becomes really unpleasant...

I have tried several canes but I always come back to the same ones, which naturally have a darker sound.

I can see that I'm having trouble finding the right opening.

I order reeds that are a little more open than the average, because otherwise I close them like pancakes, even if I concentrate so as not to bite.

I guess I use too many muscles, but I still can't figure out how to do it, and 16 years ago usually....

What are your tips for a perfect mouthpiece?

What should I think about? I take all the advice, even the basics, because I learned badly, and I volunteer.

What are your sensations in your muscles?

It's stiff and painful for me.

Thank you in advance! :-)

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