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This is an arrangement of the ever-famous Pachelbel’s Kanon for Solo Tuba. A few of my friends and I were playing our instruments in the music faculty lounge when I started fooling around with multi-phonics. Everybody was quite impressed with the sounds that were made. I thought that messing around was ok once in a while, but what about REALLY doing something with this newer technique, and really make music? Here is the result of that idea.

With this piece I learned that listening is really important, not only to the singing pitches, but also to the constant played notes. Tuning ’to yourself’ is really the essance of this piece.

Important note: The singing pitch should sound 1 octave higher (8va) than written!

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