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by cfootfan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Are "whistlers" the better Flutists ?
Replies: 16
Views: 15069

Re: Are "whistlers" the better Flutists ?

I am a Whistler ! I like to wistle songs too and sometimes whistle along with songs on the radio. Funny but I learned to whistle "crooked. "My whistling hole is slightly off center on my lips. Despite this I whistle well or at least have been told this by others. Can you whistle and "hum" at the sam...
by cfootfan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: What is the point of having a low B foot?
Replies: 18
Views: 15271

Re: What is the point of having a b foot in-line G open hole flute ?

I think the B foot flute is highly overrated. I don't see the sense of it. I agree with some responses that it is more of a "status" thing. We go to all this trouble to lengthen a c foot flute to make it a b foot. The added length affects the tonal quality of the instrument and so we have to add a G...
by cfootfan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What is Your Opinion on Male Flutists?
Replies: 29
Views: 35512

Re: What is Your Opinion on Male Flutists?

When I was in Jr high and high school in the 1970's the flute was considered a "girls" instrument and all the brass we're considered "guy" instruments. What NONSENSE !!! I play the flute now and as a man am proud to do so. If anyone doesn't like it they know where they can go !!! LOL ! People are so...
by cfootfan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: How many play flute and another instrument?
Replies: 11
Views: 6229

Re: How many play flute and another instrument?

I have played several instruments over the years. I started out with piano did that for three years, then I switched to guitar did that for seven years. Overlapping with guitar I sang with church choir and municipal choirs. I took up the violin at 24. Took lessons for three years and played violin i...