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by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Breathing
Replies: 22
Views: 17474

Welll...

Actually what I did & REALLY worked for me (and it just kept developing over the years I played as well) was when I was practicing for All Region tryouts, I would challenge myself to play each piece in one or two breaths. What I did was, each time I would play the piece, I would take a deep breath a...
by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Powell Vs Muramatsu
Replies: 12
Views: 19981

I've noticed...

If it's not my imagination, I've also noticed differences when different people play the same instrument too. I wasn interested in the Maramatsu but heard someone play one & it sounded terrible, airy & strained to me so perhaps I made a hasty judgement call just by listening to that one person. The ...
by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Beatboxing on the flute-How?
Replies: 3
Views: 5299

Yes...

That wud be an awsome pageant talent, lol. (thinking of myself of course!) :wink:
by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Picking up flute after 10 years! Feedback please!!
Replies: 10
Views: 12780

Welll...

Funny thing, I did the same thing. After college I didn't play for probably 5 yrs or so & I visited a church my Mother had gone too & lo & behold, they had a regular ORCHESTRA! Couldn't believe it. I saw an ad in the church bulletin about needing musicians to play in their upcoming program & so I we...
by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Piccolo
Replies: 15
Views: 15503

Welll...

I really don't like woodies because they sound too wispy for me. I don't like solid silver sound either, it's too "tinny". I'm happy w/my silver plated Gemeinhardt 4sp. I played it for years & I tried to upgrade to a plastic w/metal head but couldn't play it for some reason, after playing the metal ...
by foxxyflutegirl
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Yamaha EC head joint and range?
Replies: 10
Views: 15085

BUT!!!

One thing you hafta take note of, my student model Yamaha has a larger diameter body than my pro model so if they're still being made this way, a pro headjoint won't fit a student model flute. It's best to bring the flute as you try different headjoints. If you look in the right places, you can find...