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by Hel
Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Are "whistlers" the better Flutists ?
Replies: 16
Views: 15809

I couldn't whistle before I started playing the flute so I guess there's something to it. But I think it might be more about the muscles in the lips. You need strong ones both for whistling and for flute playing.
by Hel
Sat May 22, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Irish Music for Flute
Replies: 29
Views: 8075

You can get real cheap tin whistles on ebay, though I'd actually recommend getting a wooden one. Much nicer tone.

And a wooden Irish flute sounds lovely :) Good luck!
by Hel
Fri May 14, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Irish Music for Flute
Replies: 29
Views: 8075

http://www.thesession.org is also a good site, with sheet music to plenty of Celtic folk tunes. Not everything is done for flute, but all (as far as I know) is playable on a flute.
by Hel
Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Flute Tattoo
Replies: 24
Views: 9288

Wow, they are really beatuiful!
by Hel
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Any last minute tips?
Replies: 11
Views: 3232

Oooooh, GRATS!
by Hel
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Where to find sheet music for flute?
Replies: 8
Views: 4219

Google is your friend often :)

BTW, no need to buy if it's in the public domain and you have a printer :)

Good luck finding what you are looking for!
by Hel
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Second octave help
Replies: 2
Views: 2339

A private teacher would indeed be nice, but it's not really an option atm (yay for being a busy student.) Sadly I don't know any flautist either who could help me out. I have a closed hole Jupiter student model flute (not sure exactly what model though). I probably should get it serviced, but I'm th...
by Hel
Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Second octave help
Replies: 2
Views: 2339

Second octave help

Hiya! I'm new here and I really hope you more experienced guys could help me out a little. I used to play flute for a year or so when I was 10, then stopped for some reason. Now I'm 20, and decided to start playing again, so I bought an old flute from a friend, and now I'm teaching myself. It's been...