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by biggzh
Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:56 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: What's the hardest note to learn?
Replies: 30
Views: 23375

F# 4.......... I can barely play D# 4, let alone get up to the F# (I can get whistle tones, but not the note itself).
by biggzh
Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:53 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What do you think of an armstrong 140?
Replies: 7
Views: 3238

I wholeheartedly agree with the ebay thing Anyways, if you have the cash, and you plan on going on to college to do some playing (or all-state band), try out straubinger flutes, and drelinger headjoints. I know for a fact that straubinger is a good company, they made my lesson teacher's flute, and h...
by biggzh
Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:48 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: help with a really high note
Replies: 2
Views: 2791

if this is a playing test, make sure your director knows that this is college level.... anyways, the fingering is... left hand- 4 right hand 1,2,pinkie (put down the c key as if you are going to play low c) can't remember if you use the thumb key for the left hand..... Anyways, this requires a huge ...
by biggzh
Sun Oct 31, 2004 6:45 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: EMEREGENCY! TONE HELP
Replies: 10
Views: 7085

odd, I start on A2
by biggzh
Sun Oct 31, 2004 6:43 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What do you think of an armstrong 140?
Replies: 7
Views: 3238

don't get a colored flute (unless you are ungodly rich). From my experience (and I've tested a good number of intermediate/advanced flutes...and tried out a few beginners-speaking of which I still can't narrow down which intermediate/advanced flute is the best...), the flutes that are colored don't ...
by biggzh
Sun Oct 31, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Just can't hit the low ones!
Replies: 9
Views: 7053

oddly enough, it's my low register that's near perfection... (can't say that about my middle and high register's though....now if only I can get my band director to give us a chair test that has all low notes....)
by biggzh
Mon Oct 18, 2004 2:26 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Can a flute play a low B flat?
Replies: 15
Views: 25700

If you're pretty good, you can actually "bend" the B down to a Bb.
by biggzh
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:49 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute choices
Replies: 12
Views: 7250

by biggzh
Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute choices
Replies: 12
Views: 7250

search for flute fingering charts. I'll post in a few minutes with the site.
by biggzh
Thu Oct 14, 2004 5:04 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute choices
Replies: 12
Views: 7250

how embarrasing (there's a reason they invented piccolos for those high notes) :lol:
by biggzh
Thu Oct 14, 2004 4:40 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Flute choices
Replies: 12
Views: 7250

but, in the chance you need to go up that high, I believe that you need a B-foot for some of the fingerings.
by biggzh
Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Wisdom Teeth Removal... Effects on Flute-Playing
Replies: 6
Views: 2512

only way my wisdom teeth will go out is over my completely dead rotting corpse.
by biggzh
Sun Oct 10, 2004 5:28 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Recommend Good Flute Instruction Book...
Replies: 36
Views: 29026

just get the Trevor Wye 5 (6??) book collection. For the high register, I recommend Filas' (go to fluteworld and type Filas in, you'll find it). Most teachers use Wye's books anyway, so might as well get the full set.
by biggzh
Sun Oct 10, 2004 5:23 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: CONTRABASS FLUTE
Replies: 16
Views: 10910

I'm the exact opposite, Tennis, I want something that goes higher then the piccolo :)

(greater question is, how in the world do you play that thing well)
by biggzh
Sun Oct 10, 2004 5:17 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Need a New Flute After 24 Years!
Replies: 5
Views: 5063

you could get a handmade one. There are small dealers in Indianapolis and other major cities that do make flutes by hand for a living. If you're pretty good with your high-e by now, I don't think you'd need a split-e mechanism.