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by caters
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: 4th octave Eb in Chopin, should I trust that the flutist will get the note?
Replies: 1
Views: 3638

4th octave Eb in Chopin, should I trust that the flutist will get the note?

I am arranging Nocturne in Eb Op. 9 no. 2 for Flute and String Quartet and I have reached a spot where it is difficult for me to decide whether or not I should stick with the notes that Chopin wrote in his melody. Yes, if you don't know already, it is that 8va that lasts until close to the end of th...
by caters
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Absolute beginner at the flute
Replies: 5
Views: 4821

Re: Absolute beginner at the flute

Maybe it would help but I figured I could teach myself how to play the flute and my momma was once a flutist(though her flute was an F flute and not a C flute). I mean, after 2 years with a piano teacher, I stopped going to piano lessons because my piano teacher was getting rude. I don't know why th...
by caters
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Absolute beginner at the flute
Replies: 5
Views: 4821

Absolute beginner at the flute

I can get an A with the head joint alone or with the whole flute(both cases, no keys pressed) and since my flute is a C flute, that is a good thing. But my A is often airy and it also often sounds like a piccolo. Not often is it crisp and my crisp A's once again usually sound like a piccolo. In othe...