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Koehler includes terms not only from the classical tradition but from studio and jazz work as well--smear, lead trumpet, etc.--as well as certain slang and colloquial terms (e.g., spit valve, but not "octave key" which is sometimes used to denote the pinky ring on the lead pipe).
I grabbed one for my trumpet's spit valve and stuck it in my backpack.
Saliva (where else would I empty my trumpet's spit valve?)