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by Helga
Fri May 15, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Which Flute should I get?
Replies: 5
Views: 3561

Have you tried them? Essential. I like Muramatsu better, but that might not be right for you.
by Helga
Fri May 15, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Dynamics
Replies: 1
Views: 2884

Do breathing excercises! Check out Arnold Jacob's "song and wind"-method. =)
by Helga
Sat May 09, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Contemporary piece?
Replies: 4
Views: 4825

Density by Varese is a classic! Hindemith sonata(1st movement) might be worth checking out if you have a solid tone and manage rythms well.
by Helga
Sat May 09, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Cadenzas for Mozart Concerto No. 1
Replies: 10
Views: 15795

I just looked at my collection of cadenzas yesterday, and there's one thing *I think is really important when choosing or writing your cadenza: Please don't make it- say-- Reinecke style. Romantic cascades of chromatic runs just doesn't suit it. I never write higher that the top note of the concerto...
by Helga
Fri May 08, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Straubinger Pads
Replies: 64
Views: 47041

Pads can go horribly wrong in so many ways! :lol: I guess this thread has scared me a bit from trying Straubinger pads..
by Helga
Fri May 08, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Deciding which flute to sell and which to keep...
Replies: 5
Views: 3500

Yes, be brave, sell all but one and start looking for a next level flute! :D
by Helga
Fri May 08, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Dutilleux Sonatine
Replies: 4
Views: 3918

I used to have that problem when I played that piece. I would HIGHLY recommend doind the first excercise in Moyse De la Sonorite. It has helped me so much! Good luck! Yep, it is a matter of general tone control, not needing new fingerings. :wink: Always bring the good sound with you to the next ton...
by Helga
Fri May 08, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: best flutist
Replies: 74
Views: 100259

I'm too new here to disclose any dislikes yet :wink: , but I do like Emmanuel Pahud Patrick Gallois Ørnulf Gulbransen (late Moyse pupil) Timothy Hutchins Barbara Deleu Amonst the younger ones, Alexandra Grot is great for interpretation, and I urge you to check out Tania Pimenova at youtube! 8) :o :D...
by Helga
Fri May 08, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Straubinger pads
Replies: 0
Views: 1667

Straubinger pads

Hi!

My flute needs new pads, and I'm considering Straubinger pads as an option. How will this affect sound etc?

(Oh, and hi, I'm new here! :) )

Helga