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by bj
Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: which golden 14k flute?
Replies: 58
Views: 35160

It would have been a more interesting experiment if he'd mixed in some student type, I think a couple of the Muramatsu's were not high end flutes, they were just plain entry level or mid range. The point of the experiment was to let you see if you could discern, not to tell you what to think. He ca...
by bj
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: which golden 14k flute?
Replies: 58
Views: 35160

Materials Matter

Did any of you listen to Sir James play the exact same thing on 16 flutes of varying material? There is a difference, sorry Toby, a big difference if you have a true musical ear. Your discussion can end by just listening to someone play the exact same thing on 16 flutes of gold, of silver and of pla...
by bj
Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: which golden 14k flute?
Replies: 58
Views: 35160

[quote="fluteguy18"]The Nagahara Thing: "They have an option called the "Full Concert" Model. Basically you can have any flute made with this scale. They utilize a larger bore and a new scale to balance it out. The 10k gold Nagahara I liked at the NFA Convention [2nd only to a 14k Brannen] had this ...