Tone Building - Exercises and Vibrato
How can I help a student work on his or her tone? How can I assess a student's air and embouchure? What are some useful exercises to practice on the reed and bocal? How do I help my bassoonists develop vibrato on the bassoon?
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Reed & Bocal Exercises
Vibrato must be taught since it typically does not develop naturally. There are primarily two methods for vibrato on woodwind instruments:
Changing Intensity (air pulse)
Changing Pitch (sound goes up and down)