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by smodtactical47
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Help with 'Free as a bird' by the beetles
Replies: 1
Views: 1862

Help with 'Free as a bird' by the beetles

Hey guys Im trying to play this song according to the below sheet music. https://s3.amazonaws.com/halleonard-pagepreviews/HL_DDS_601681873nwiREuo.png Now in a video of this song at 44 seconds you can hear an extra flourish just before the main theme high octave G https://youtu.be/NPFnDij5XWY?t=44 I ...
by smodtactical47
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3068

Re: Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)

The issue is there is sheet music with both variations. And sorry when I said 'F natural' I meant 'E natural', apologies. I personally find it impossible to play the E version in the upper register because the next key of C sounds totally wrong. But most of the 'flute' specific sheet music starts wi...
by smodtactical47
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3068

Re: Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)

That's the thing. Some sheet music starts with F. Some starts with D.

I actually cannot play with F first in the upper register because the next note in C sounds horrible when transitioning. Please try it yourself.
by smodtactical47
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3068

Regarding the maid with the flaxen hair (Debussy)

Hey everyone, I'm trying to play this piece and I noticed that many versions start with an F natural whereas other versions start with a D natural. I noticed when listening to YouTube versions that most people start with D natural and to me this sounds more right. Also if playing in the supper regis...