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Embouchure (Fr. embouchure; Ger. Ansatz; It. imboccatura)locked

  • Gerald B. Webster,
  • Frankie Kelly
  •  and Jerry Voorhees


The coupling mechanism, during the playing of a wind instrument, between the air supply of the player and the instrument. Embouchure is a matter of such vital importance that its nature will influence the wind instrument player’s progress and ultimate capability as a musician. Problems of embouchure are almost always dental in origin, that is, they are related to the teeth, jaws, mouth and so forth....

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Journal of Research in Music Education