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malc
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Composers here

Post by malc » Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:12 pm

Are there any other people who like writing for flute here ? It always sounds much better in software than most other instruments.

SylvreKat
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Re: Composers here

Post by SylvreKat » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:07 pm

I arrange for flute (as opposed to actually compose).

It's funny you comment that flute sounds better digital. I've never found a digital keyboard with anything better than a rather poor flute sound. Nor have I been very enamored of the midi-playback of flute songs online. Strings, sure and they sound perfect. Reeds seem to fare pretty well. Even most brass come off fairly acceptable with a little turning of a deafish ear. Dunno why flute sounds so cruddy. Even my church's higher-end Kurzweil keyboard sux with the flutes. Then again, I've yet to hear a decent synthetic handbell, either....

>'Kat
Flutes:1975 Gemeinhardt M2 in chrome nickel;1982 Armstrong 80;2006 Yamaha 584

Piccs:1978 Artley piece of crap 15 P;1982 Gemeinhardt 4S;1980s? Armstrong all wood (no model)

Bass:2006 Jupiter di Medici G0199
Treble:2009 Guo New Voice

+ many flute-cousins

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