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by fluteplayer13
Sun Jun 26, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Sight Reading
Replies: 6
Views: 4995

try tapping the rhythm lightly with your hands before playing. Subdivide them, and try to get a feel for the piece. Also, remember the food system.

pizza-two eighth notes
pie-one quarter not
strawberry-triplet
coconut-one eighth, two sixtenths
cotton candy-four sixtenths
by fluteplayer13
Sun Jun 26, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Sight Reading
Replies: 6
Views: 4995

try tapping the rhythm lightly with your hands before playing. Subdivide them, and try to get a feel for the piece. Also, remember the food system.

pizza-two eighth notes
pie-one quarter not
strawberry-triplet
coconut-one eighth, two sixtenths
cotton candy-four sixtenths
by fluteplayer13
Sun Jun 26, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Good Solo Piece
Replies: 2
Views: 3409

Good Solo Piece

I need a good, high school level, Solo piece for contest. Any suggestions? I need one for both flute and pic.
by fluteplayer13
Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:46 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: To Picc or not to Picc?
Replies: 6
Views: 5469

I'm a picc/flute doubler and I can not say how much it's helped me. I play on a gemeinhardt 4PSH, and I love the tone and sound. If you have trouble with the upper octive of the flute, I would suggest working on that before getting a piccolo. If your 3rd octive on flute is nice, the pic will sound g...
by fluteplayer13
Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:40 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: help with brand names for piccolo purchase!!
Replies: 19
Views: 21463

I play a gemeinhardt 4psh and I love it! It's a half plastic/half silver and does the job. It has an excellent tone and low mantinance. I would also reccomend a half wood/half silver as they are wonderful models. DO NOT buy the brands you just listed. I have found some good deals on flutes on Ebay, ...
by fluteplayer13
Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:30 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Opening of _Afternoon of a Faun_
Replies: 20
Views: 23555

I'm also a 21 year old male.. I can do the faun solo in one breath, but I think it sounds better if I take a breath (before the last three notes.) Doing it in one breath forces me to make compromises in terms of sound and volume for the sake of air conservation. I've never played this solo for an a...