The nice thing about this instrument is that you can choose your own color. Some trumpets are gold and some are silver. The basic material is the same for almost all trumpets. The basic material is brass. brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. This will be overcome lacqueraffixed or gildingYeah. This causes the difference in colour. This also does something with the sound. Some musicians say the silver models have a more beautiful sound. This is because the silver layer is a lot thicker than the varnish layer. The thicker the layer, the more beautiful the sound. There are many factors that make a difference in sound. For example, the drilling and material of the mouthpiece tube. Material from different parts do a lot. With the valves you can also choose from different materials. Study instruments often show that steel valves. And with the slightly better trumpets, Monel is often used. Trumpets with Monel valves go longer. The valves move better and smoother.
Tips for buying a trumpet
What do you pay attention to when you want to buy a trumpet? There are many different price classes. You buy a student trumpet for a couple hundred euros. There's often a suitcase and a mouthpiece in it. The mouthpiece is at least as important as the trumpet itself. This is where the sound begins. If the mouthpiece is lightly lit, you will also get a better result in the sound. This makes learning to play easier and makes it more fun! A mouthpiece can always be changed. If you've been playing for a while and your mouthpiece doesn't play well anymore you can always put another one on. But what is most important is how the instrument plays. Come test it out! Even if you've only played for a few weeks or months. You feel very quickly what's easy or hard to hit. But it also sounds beautiful to you. So what you have to watch out for is how the instrument plays. The flexibility of the valves is also very important. New valves sometimes have to go in. But if they're good in the oilThey must be set to move smoothly.
Buy second hand trumpet
Is it wise to have second-handTo buy the trumpet. Opinions are divided on this subject. We certainly think this is a good option. A second-hand instrument of the same price class could be of better quality. However, it is important that no strange damage is visible. It is also very important that the valves are in good condition. The second-hand instruments our shop Selling his checks. We provide a good price quality ratio. They are also sold with warranty. This always gives a better feeling than a trumpet bought on the market. In case you choose to buy your trumpet privately. Then take someone with you who knows what they're doing. So watch the state of the valves. To odd damages and also to the state of the paint or silverware. You can also come to us for advice. So you could buy your trumpet somewhere else and still doubt the quality. Come see our bladder specialist.
Many common terms
- Mouthpiece: This is where you blow up. You attach this to the mouthpiece tube
- Leadpipe: also called your mouthpiece tube
- Voice pump: This part allows you to vote, making it longer or shorter
- Trigger: These are pumps that you can slide back and forth
- Brass: Basic material of the trumpet
- Valves: These press in for other tones
- Cup: This is where the sound comes from
- Gigbag: A suitcase or backpack to carry your instrument in
- Water valve: Removes your condensation from your instrument
- Harp holder: You can confirm your marching book in here
- Pink hook: Behind this you put your little finger