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by sarastro
Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Learning to use a metronome
Replies: 2
Views: 2919

Re: Learning to use a metronome

Yeah, my girlfriend is a Suzuki trained violinist, and to her it's just like breathing. I need to remind her that it's a skill that one needs to learn ;-)
by sarastro
Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Inline or offset G
Replies: 4
Views: 3097

Re: Inline or offset G

My teacher commented the other day that she can't even sell her old inline G because no one in our city uses them. Interesting how these things are different in different geographical areas.
by sarastro
Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Learning to use a metronome
Replies: 2
Views: 2919

Learning to use a metronome

Hello all! So I'm an adult learner, new to the concert flute, but with two years' experience on Irish pennywhistle and recorder. I've gotten a lot out of my whistle and recorder lessons, but one thing I haven't learned is how to use a metronome. Now I'm taking classical flute lessons, and I'm findin...
by sarastro
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Open holes promote correct finger placement?
Replies: 3
Views: 3520

Re: Open holes promote correct finger placement?

Only "correct" finger position in that it's correct for the open holed flute, though, yes? I just recently made the jump to an open holed model, and I've not found it to be too much of a stretch. It's always easier to go back to closed hole than the other way around.