embouchure embouchure


  • (n) the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly


  • He picked up the trumpet without help, and the mellophone was no trouble at all after that, since it has the same fingering and a similar embouchure.


  • Kenny Wheeler: Six for Six

    When artists move into their eighties, every new album is a gift. It's difficult enough for any octogenarian musician to maintain his/her game, but especially horn players, for whom embouchure and breath are so essential to tone and reach.
    on September 6, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

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