Trumpet (Bb) Muted

Trumpet (Bb) Muted

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During the recordings of the muted Trumped in Bb Alfred (Freddy) Staudigl has once again proven to be an experienced master of his art, expanding the classic European style with more intense vibrato, portamento, bends and falls, while sacrificing nothing in aesthetics.

The Single Instrument contains the same articulations as the Trumpet in Bb, but all samples have been recorded using a classical “straight mute”. The result is a thin and slightly “nasal” tone that blends well with ensembles of woodwinds and strings, but is also perfectly suited for lyrical melodic solo lines.


Single notes:

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and medium
  • Sustains, with and without vibrato, as well as with progressive vibrato
  • Marcato with vibrato
  • Upward slides with and without vibrato
  • Dynamics: Crescendos and diminuendos in various note lengths, with and without vibrato; fortepiano, sforzato , sforzatissimo
  • Flutter tonguing, normal and crescendo


  • Interval Performances: Legato (with and without vibrato, with progressive vibrato), portamento (tight and loose)
  • Fast Legato Performances
  • Trill Performances
  • Repetition Performances: Legato, portato, staccato; legato crescendo, portato crescendo, staccato crescendo
  • Fast repetitions in various tempos

Library Size: ~ 9GB
Download Size: ~ 5.7GB
Samples: 9,875



  • Staccato, portato short and medium
  • Sustained with normal, progressive, and without vibrato
  • Marcato with vibrato
  • Upward slides with and without vibrato
  • Falls


  • Medium crescendo and diminuendo with vibrato, 1.5, 2, 3, and 4 sec.
  • Strong crescendo and diminuendo, without vibrato, 1.5, 2, 3, and 4 sec.
  • Crescendo-diminuendo with and without vibrato, 2, 3, 4, and 6 sec.
  • Fortepiano, sforzato, sforzatissimo


  • Flutter tonguing, normal and crescendo


  • Legato with normal, progressive, and without vibrato
  • Portamento tight and loose


  • Legato, fast, with and without vibrato


  • Multiple interval performances: Trills, minor and major 2nd


  • Legato, portato, staccato
  • Normal and crescendo


  • Staccato, 16 repetitions
  • 16ths at 140 to 180, and 200 BPM


The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.

5.0 of 5  
02.10.2015 Language: englisch

I use these products for educational purposes and as compositional tools.

5.0 of 5  
20.08.2015 Sprache: deutsch

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