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by Cryformyabsence
Mon Sep 20, 2004 6:52 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: WhErE iZ eVeRyOnE fRoM!?
Replies: 114
Views: 71557

Maine. I hate it here (I am seriously looking into going to college in either England or France).
by Cryformyabsence
Sun Sep 19, 2004 3:39 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Haynes? Gemeinhardt? Jupiter? Powell?
Replies: 26
Views: 21047

I woud definately choose the Armstrongs over the Gemeinhardts these days. They have a better-designed scale and pretty nice tone for their price. The 80B (under $1200) series and the now-replaced 55Bs are really good-sounding for their price range. There is also a choice of several headjoints. :) Y...
by Cryformyabsence
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Haynes? Gemeinhardt? Jupiter? Powell?
Replies: 26
Views: 21047

I have a pro model Armstrong, and it's really good for me. Armstrong doesn't make the best instruments, but the model I have was a particularly good model..but i'm not sure if they make the model anymore :?
by Cryformyabsence
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: In Market for New Flute
Replies: 8
Views: 6867

Re: In Market for New Flute

I have been playing flute for 30 years and have had my current flute for 24 years. It is a Gemeinhardt and has served me very well :) , but I am ready to buy a new flute and have been looking at different brands. I would like one that is semi-professional or professional. I am an intermediate to mo...
by Cryformyabsence
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:31 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Can a flute play a low B flat?
Replies: 15
Views: 25673

Re: Can a flute play a low B flat?

flutietootie4lyfe wrote:yes but only on a flute with a bflat
extension (instead of 2 keys on the end it has three) this is usually only on
proffessional models not student
That's actually only a B natural extension. I have it on my flute, it doesn't do Bb's.
by Cryformyabsence
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:14 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: new one
Replies: 9
Views: 6451

Ick. I am playing Fantasie also, for Maine's all state auditions. No offense, but I really hate it. It's not hard or anything, just ugly. :lol:
by Cryformyabsence
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:08 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Help! Double-Tonguing emergency
Replies: 2
Views: 3308

You really have to just start out slow. Take it slow at first, and then eventually start to go faster and faster. You will get it up to tempo eventually.