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by SylvreKat
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Glad it does work after all! And thanks, pied!

I'll find out tomorrow night if the treble does indeed work out for the sax songs like I hope and figure.

>'Kat
by SylvreKat
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

SylvreKat - I tried to view your video, but all I get is a blank page. Ok, I think I figured out the issue. Apparently the free version of DropBox doesn't let you share the link. I finally noticed when I looked into the settings for sharing, I can copy the link but I can't make it openly viewable. ...
by SylvreKat
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: New head joint for a Powell 2100
Replies: 2
Views: 2601

Re: New head joint for a Powell 2100

You can always have a repairman/tech size down the new headjoint. Bad thing is you won't know how it sounds until you do, since the headjoint is too big (too small and you can fudge with a strip of paper for testing). Makes it hard, buying untried like that and not being able to return it after it's...
by SylvreKat
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Trying Piccolos - Lip Plate
Replies: 10
Views: 3335

Re: Trying Piccolos - Lip Plate

You're right that WWBW is an online store. And yes, they have a good variety of piccs. But they also have their own line. I think it's called Allora. Or something like that--been many years since I got their catalog. Like I said, it's not the best horn, but from all I heard/read about it, it's a sol...
by SylvreKat
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Trying Piccolos - Lip Plate
Replies: 10
Views: 3335

Re: Trying Piccolos - Lip Plate

Hi janetliz, Welcome to the forum! And welcome to the wonderful world of picc-ing!! Concerning models--I don't have much experience with plastic piccs. I've played the Yami and it's a good solid horn (of course). I've heard good things about WWBW's picc, not the best out there as it's not a pro horn...
by SylvreKat
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Btb, I've been in contact with Guo. The weird shelf thing in front of the Ab key is to protect it. I guess being plastic, it's more fragile and prone to damage. Considering I've seen metal Ab keys that were soldered back together, it does make sense.

>'Kat
by SylvreKat
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Hm. Not sure what's wrong, pied. I just clicked on it and there's the video. I know when I was on Dropbox making the link it showed public viewing, or something like that. Def' wasn't private. And that's the extent of my computery knowledge. Maybe I'll try to reshare, and see if there's any settings...
by SylvreKat
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Meanwhile, here's a link to a little video I made for my best friend, so he can hear the differences between each type of flute. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5z18p73c9lqcor2/IMG_0505.m4v?dl=0 Warning--it's pretty rough, I just set up my iPad then played the same section on each horn. My friend isn't mu...
by SylvreKat
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

So my new-used Guo New Voice treble flute arrived Friday. SQWEE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cleaned the mouthpiece with the dish soap at work. I figured it's commercial-grade so should purge anything nasty (ie germs). Plus it wasn't as minty-new looking as guy said, there was def discolorations. Some are obviously...
by SylvreKat
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Oh heck, my expectations are it plays in G and sounds good and is relatively in tune.

I'm pretty easy, you see. :oops: :D

>'Kat
by SylvreKat
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Meanwhile, for anyone else considering a treble, here's a long reply from another poster with all sorts of excellent advice-- I can offer you my experience with treble flutes. (No, you didn't ask but I'm doing this for the benefit of anyone who may be lured by those sweet-sounding suckers. LOL)‬ ‪At...
by SylvreKat
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

pied, thanks to your suggestion of flutes4sale, I had a guy respond to my post wanting to sell his treble that he bought and pretty much never used. I'll let you know how it is, once it arrives.

SQWEE!!!!!!!!

>'Kat
by SylvreKat
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: silver-plate handcrafted flutes
Replies: 3
Views: 1882

Re: silver-plate handcrafted flutes

... Second question: there have got to be silver-clad handcrafted flutes from other manufacturers out there, but extensive googling isn't turning up anything. Thank you! My Yami is handcrafted silver-plated sterling head. Luscious player. New is out of your price range, but I'm sure there's used ou...
by SylvreKat
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Need flute learning anecdotes
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

Re: Need flute learning anecdotes

It was long enough ago that I don't remember what was the hardest part to learn. But I do remember getting my flute, and Dad sitting on the davenport teaching me the very VERY basics of blowing into the headjoint by itself. He had played a bit of flute in his younger days, but didn't remember anythi...
by SylvreKat
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: treble flute
Replies: 19
Views: 8788

Re: treble flute

Thanks, pied. I joined the for sale group and posted. If nothing comes from that I'll join the tech and ask there. I'm worried that what'll happen is someone will have exactly what I want, for more than I've got. And then I'll have to go back to waiting, and then they'll all be gone again. But the m...