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by Sujiku
Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Piccolo Solo in 'Chimes of Liberty'
Replies: 1
Views: 3043

Piccolo Solo in 'Chimes of Liberty'

There is a really difficult Piccolo solo in Chimes of Liberty that I have been stuck with playing! The tempo is 130, cut time. They are mostly 8th notes, all staccato. Darn you, staccato. Anyway, I can play it at 100, cut time.. And it is still pretty fast. There are octave jumps, and I am playing m...
by Sujiku
Mon Jan 22, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: So my Band director just doesn't understand, or am I crazy?
Replies: 2
Views: 3227

So my Band director just doesn't understand, or am I crazy?

Well... I am a piccolo/flute player in my band and I sometimes have trouble switching from piccolo to flute in the middle of a piece (I still play, but the tone isn't as good as if I were on just that instrument) like my teacher wants me to do. I told her that it is hard to just switch after you war...
by Sujiku
Sat Feb 11, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Need Help on Holding out Really Looong Note in Solo
Replies: 11
Views: 9031

Claiken wrote:my only tip would be circular breathing... but i cant even do that so, im not sure!! :?
I have tried Circular Breathing.. and I can't do it. xD Thank you for trying to help, though. ^^
by Sujiku
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Need Help on Holding out Really Looong Note in Solo
Replies: 11
Views: 9031

Need Help on Holding out Really Looong Note in Solo

I am the second (..Should be first. But you know how seniority goes) chair flute in my High School Honors band, and I found myself in the middle of a really easy looking solo. What I failed to realize that made this solo so hard was one note.. An Eflat that is held out for 20 beats. Well, this wasn'...
by Sujiku
Sat Jul 02, 2005 8:40 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Plastic Piccolos for Marching Band... Worth it?
Replies: 4
Views: 6189

Plastic Piccolos for Marching Band... Worth it?

I have a beautiful Armstrong piccolo which I love to death... It is a concert piccolo. I am starting marching band, playing piccolo, and I really don't want to mess up my Armstrong! I have seen the instruments that go through marching band, and the piccolos.. and they look horrible. I want to get a ...
by Sujiku
Sat Jul 02, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Playing Flute out of side of mouth.
Replies: 9
Views: 8337

Playing Flute out of side of mouth.

I have know for awhile that for some strange reason.. I play my flute a little to the left of my mouth xD.. It looks a bit strange, and I have tried to correct it.. But alas, I keep going back.. I have been playing for 4 years now, and I just ordered myself an Intermediate Flute.. Do you think this ...