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by etc-etc
Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Two issues
Replies: 6
Views: 3204

Re: Two issues

Do not boot the computer that lost data! Using ANOTHER computer, get these two: TestDisk (Grenier) utility (free); File Scavenger (paid). Make a bootable USB stick and check the hard drive of the crashed computer whether anything can be restored. Follow these instructions: http://www.quetek.com/data...
by etc-etc
Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Stuck Headjoint Tool Suggestion
Replies: 8
Views: 4893

Re: Stuck Headjoint Tool Suggestion

Could the group in the store have been waiting for the repairman and you jumped the line?
by etc-etc
Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Instrument challenge
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

Re: Instrument challenge

Among saxophones that occupy the right end of the picture, from largest to smallest are contrabass in Eb, Bass in Bb, Baritone in Eb, Tenor in Bb, C-melody in C, Alto in Eb, curved Soprano in Bb, straight Soprano with curved neck in Bb, straight Soprano in C and Sopranino in Eb. In the top row, ther...
by etc-etc
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Different sound through different pads ?
Replies: 38
Views: 27358

Re: Different sound through different pads ?

Leave it to a pro repairer.
by etc-etc
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Which headjoint, Allen or Oxley?
Replies: 10
Views: 10076

Re: Which headjoint, Allen or Oxley?

Phineas,

Did you mean that anyone can train to play on any quality headjoint?
by etc-etc
Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Non flute topic, Excited!
Replies: 16
Views: 6564

Re: Non flute topic, Excited!

Congrats!
by etc-etc
Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:39 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Playing Tremolo
Replies: 18
Views: 16837

Re: Playing Tremolo

Careful with the uvular trill - if done involuntarily while sleeping, it is called snoring.
by etc-etc
Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:16 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What ist the Headscrew good for ?
Replies: 23
Views: 14945

Re:

Ummm. Joe, I have no idea what you were saying! :oops: Do you mean that you should NOT use the cork to make the upper register more in tune? I messed with mine yesterday and was very pleased that pulling the cork out a bit made my upper notes better, both less sharp and less shrill; and yet the low...
by etc-etc
Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Going back to school
Replies: 15
Views: 5338

Re: Going back to school

All the best and wish you success!
by etc-etc
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Octave Trilling
Replies: 7
Views: 5224

Re: Octave Trilling

If you need really fast octave jumps, you could write the arrangement for two flutes, or a flute and a piccolo. First flute plays the top note, second flute the bottom note, in quick succession, and repeat.
by etc-etc
Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Website related Questions
Topic: Changes...
Replies: 13
Views: 14541

Re: Changes...

How do we alert moderators if there is spam?
by etc-etc
Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Shakuhachi
Replies: 14
Views: 6211

Re: Shakuhachi

You can also look into getting a shakuhachi headjoint for the concert flute. They make a whole range of "shakulute" headjoints, starting at $325:
http://www.shakuhachi.com/Q-Models-Headjoint.html
by etc-etc
Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Harmonics
Replies: 6
Views: 5490

Re: Harmonics

Yes, it is very confusing because in some systems the fundamental counts as 0 and in others, as 1.
by etc-etc
Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Open-holes practice
Replies: 27
Views: 16921

Re: Open-holes practice

Would you prefer having French keys on an alto flute? One could make it work with very large hands and very long fingers.