Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Monday, 29 November 2010
See if you can spot the cool kid wearing a Solouniko/ACF piece?
Swedish architects We Are You were recently awarded 1st price in a competition for their proposal “Have a Nice Day” for a new student residential house in Toronto, Canada. You can see more images, a video, and the architect’s description from the link below.
Friday, 26 November 2010
Thursday, 25 November 2010
Trumpet: brass instrument having 3 valves and producing up to 12 notes.
Bell: flared end part of the instrument.
Tuning slide: allows to change the tube length and then modify the pitch.
Water key: tube allowing the saliva to evacuate.
Third valve tube: segment that gets the tube longer making the pitch tone to be one tone and a half lower.
Mute: apparatus that can be placed in the bell in order to soften the sound.
Valve: mechanism that allows to change the tube length to produce different notes.
Second valve tube: segment that gets the tube longer making the pitch tone to be half a tone lower.
First valve tube: segment that gets the tube longer making the pitch tone to be one tone lower.
Mouthpiece: slim piece of a wind instrument that is placed between the lips.
Thumb rest: place to put the thumb in order to support the trumpet.
Finger button: button that actions the valve when pressed.
Little finger rest: place to put the little finger in order to support the trumpet.