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by flutistfantasy
Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: FOR SALE :YAMAHA FLUTE 281 MADE IN JAPAN (YFL 281)
Replies: 0
Views: 1785

FOR SALE :YAMAHA FLUTE 281 MADE IN JAPAN (YFL 281)

Hello guys! I am selling my flute Yamaha 281 made in Japan. I bought it in Korea for around US $1,000 at the time. It was I think the only model in the store at the time (that I went to) that was made in Japan. There were other models of 281 but assembled in Indonesia. The shop-keeper highly suggest...
by flutistfantasy
Sun Jun 30, 2013 2:47 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: UPGRADING FLUTE- DIFFERENT FLUTE BRANDS
Replies: 10
Views: 10556

Re: UPGRADING FLUTE- DIFFERENT FLUTE BRANDS

About all I can offer is that I've tried the EX, and fell in love. Sweetest sound and easiest playing flute I've ever picked up, right through the whole range. I've not tried the Sonare, so I just can't compare. They only had Azumi, Pearl, and Altus in store at the time (None came even close). Havi...
by flutistfantasy
Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: My flute sounds airy?
Replies: 3
Views: 3003

Re: My flute sounds airy?

Hi, I own Yamaha flute 281 and before that, I owned a Cosmos (it's a brand) flute. The Yamaha's list price is around $1000 these days and I purchased the Cosmos for around $300. So the Cosmos is a beginner model, Yamaha is an advanced student/beginner model. At first, I had the same problem as you. ...
by flutistfantasy
Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: UPGRADING FLUTE- DIFFERENT FLUTE BRANDS
Replies: 10
Views: 10556

UPGRADING FLUTE- DIFFERENT FLUTE BRANDS

Hi there, I've been playing the flute for around 6 years and for my upcoming ABRSM Grade 8 exam, I am thinking of upgrading my flute. My current flute is Yamaha 281 model (open hole, nickel-silver, c foot) and although it is an amazing instrument I find that it lacks a sweet tone and a flute repaire...

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