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by Gav
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: First day newbie embouchure question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

Re: First day newbie embouchure question.

Thanks again for your reply Pied Piper, The flute that I'm using is closed hole with an offset G to make things easier. One must confess that it is a rather poor quality unbrandrd instrument borrowed from a colleague so perhaps it is indeed an instrument problem. I have just ordered a new Trevor Jam...
by Gav
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: First day newbie embouchure question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

Re: First day newbie embouchure question.

Thank you Pied Piper once more, I found the link you gave to be most useful. I now think that I have found embouchure as one can play certain notes but not others. Simple notes such as A,B, & G are fine but when one tries to play a note such as D when many keys are depressed all one hears is air. I ...
by Gav
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: First day newbie embouchure question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

Re: First day newbie embouchure question.

Hi Pied Piper, thank you for your reply & comment regarding, never being too old to learn. One hadn't thought of using a mirror to check one's embouchure, I shall do so. I am also taking the advice regarding taking tuition, however shant be attending a tutor until a fortnights time due to both their...
by Gav
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: First day newbie embouchure question.
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

First day newbie embouchure question.

Hi folks, Today is my first day picking up a flute.... Actually, It's my first day picking up any instrument, I'm 47 & although they say that an old dog cannot learn new tricks, I want to give it a try. Age has taught me that you cannot build anything without a good foundation, so despite my nearest...