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by Serpentine
Thu Nov 20, 2008 5:50 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: John Rutter - Suite Antique
Replies: 3
Views: 5601

You have two choices with the final part of the last movment of suite antique. You can either slow it right down and practice playing those notes slowly, and then gradually speed it up, or the way I did it was to play a b a g a b a g a b a g a b a, but with the lower octave fingerings, just injectin...
by Serpentine
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:00 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: ********** sheet music
Replies: 3
Views: 4291

Thankyou so much! I was on the verge of going mad! Still can't belive I forgot about that site :D Thanks

Tom
by Serpentine
Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:18 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: ********** sheet music
Replies: 3
Views: 4291

********** sheet music

I live in england and have recently been completely messed around by Boosey and Hawkes when trying to buy sheetmusic. The music I am trying to find (but have been completly unsuccesful in) is; Mercadante's concerto for flute in E minor. If anyone can find an online supplier for it (that isn't boosey...
by Serpentine
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute pieces with piano feeling
Replies: 14
Views: 9746

Thanks Guys for the idea's, I probably didn't really make what i wanted clear, but I don't really know what I want! Thanks for the sugestions tho. sorry to cause embarrasment. :(

Cheers,
Tom
by Serpentine
Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute pieces with piano feeling
Replies: 14
Views: 9746

Flute pieces with piano feeling

Right, at the moment, I am having a fascination with Grieg's Piano concerto in A minor and Prokofiev's Piano sonata in Bb major. Does anyone know of any pieces that are in a simmilar style or of a simmilar feeling? (I have already got the Chaminade and Prokoffiev flute concertino and sonata. Slightl...
by Serpentine
Sat May 26, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Holding me back?
Replies: 16
Views: 10655

In reply to what flutepicc said about open holes, (i personally prefer and play on a closed hole... but) Open holed flutes are also very good for training to get perfect or a better finger position.
by Serpentine
Sun May 13, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: I thought this ad was joking...
Replies: 36
Views: 21595

Too late, i got one for my birthday, a venus, nred piccilo, its tres sexeh and it doesn't sound that bad, just as good as a yamaha student plastic piccilo

GTG tell you about it later!
:D
by Serpentine
Fri May 11, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Review of new Grenaditte Flute
Replies: 29
Views: 25567

You bastard! :D You beat me to it! I was just coming on to post "has anyone tried one of these Grenadtite Flutes?" haha! I am glad you like it. I would be brilliant if you could post some fairly good quality audio files on here if you have time, I would love to hear the sound it makes. Cheers

Tom
by Serpentine
Thu May 10, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Tarnish
Replies: 13
Views: 8624

:roll: :shock:
Your friend must have been mad, and did her flute actually work after that?
by Serpentine
Thu May 10, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: A flute crime?!
Replies: 19
Views: 11979

me, too, seems to have been an eventfull few days in fluteland. P.s. its been bloody wet and cold in england so i hope you all have been having better weather! :(
by Serpentine
Thu May 10, 2007 3:56 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Judging
Replies: 4
Views: 2785

Haha, Phineas, you seem to have become very philosphical all of a sudden. I might need to start quoting your words of wisdom soon! :D
by Serpentine
Thu May 03, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What pieces are you learning?
Replies: 53
Views: 29929

Edit,
I'm also playing Cecil Chaminade's Concertino (beautiful piece)
And the 3rd movment of Poulenc's sonata for flute and piano.
by Serpentine
Thu May 03, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Really new player needing help...
Replies: 2
Views: 2417

As flutepicc said. All i have to add is that getting the sound and right embechoure, producing a sound in the first place and higher note fingerings will be your only problems. You will have no problem with the lower note fingerings as they are the same as the sax. you really should look to get a re...
by Serpentine
Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: circular breathing
Replies: 8
Views: 6274

here's a guy whose good at circular breathing, i assume, as i couldn't hear any breaths or time for him to
http://sunflute.com/pages/sounds/flight.mp3
by Serpentine
Tue Apr 17, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: best flutist
Replies: 74
Views: 79600

musical_Kat wrote:i'm really surprised that no one so far has mentioned Susan Milan.
She's not that good any more. Her skills have faded with age.
I have a friend who is taught by her, and he said she is a good teacher but not as good as she used to be