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by Marsyas
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Help/Advice needed for Upgrade!
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

Re: Help/Advice needed for Upgrade!

I’ve been giving this question some though this afternoon, and I think I need to expand on my last post. Simply saying I’d only purchase the Yamaha from that list doesn’t really explain anything. Let’s start with the C# Trill Key, I doubt very much that you’ll find a decent flute with this option, w...
by Marsyas
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Help/Advice needed for Upgrade!
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

Re: Help/Advice needed for Upgrade!

If I had to choose a flute from that list, then I’d only consider the Yamaha.
by Marsyas
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Microphone for Flute Recording
Replies: 3
Views: 4342

Re: Microphone for Flute Recording

The X-Y configuration you mention is an industry standard, and I love Rode mics. They’re very quiet for the money. I do understand what you mean about the set up times, if you’re feeling lazy. To stay with stereo rather than going down the mono / mixing path, I’ve been experimenting with a mid-side ...
by Marsyas
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Emperor Flute
Replies: 1
Views: 1722

Re: Emperor Flute

The Emperor flutes are pretty basic from what little I know about them. Personally, I’d recommend paying the extra for a student Yamaha 212. It’s a great instrument to begin with.
by Marsyas
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: good beginner flute methods
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: good beginner flute methods

The Trevor Wye books 1-6 are very good. However, I would suggest seeing a teacher, at least during the formative stages, even if it's once a month, as it'll help you progress quicker, and prevent you developing bad habits.