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by tothepointe
Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Flute basics//
Replies: 1
Views: 2686

It is possible but bearing in mine that getting the basics perfected will be a lifelong thing. Whats the deadline for?
by tothepointe
Tue Aug 29, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Simba?
Replies: 8
Views: 5320

The azumi is worth the wait ( coming from happy new owner)
by tothepointe
Fri Aug 25, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Azumi flutes
Replies: 8
Views: 12792

It really is the best thing you can get for a grand imho. Has anyone tried the all silver version?
by tothepointe
Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Azumi flutes
Replies: 8
Views: 12792

I got my 2000 the other day and I love it. My tone increased by 100x imho. It does require a little more air than my student yamaha.

All in all this ones a keeper
by tothepointe
Thu Aug 17, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: anyone own an azumi?
Replies: 5
Views: 4989

Cool. I am ordering mine either tomorrow or monday. I hope that it gels with me
by tothepointe
Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Music/Book suggestion for RE-learning flute
Replies: 9
Views: 8976

It is amazing how much your fingers and lips and eyes will remember. After Highschool I stop playing for about 8 years and then with in six weeks I was able to be in auditioning condition for a community college applied music program (I got accepted) and I'm no prodigy. I finally "get" why I should ...
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 13, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Andante in C, K315 for flute and piano
Replies: 10
Views: 5723

I remember having a small agument with an oboe-ist friend of mine over that concerto. She insisted it was the oboe while I insisted it was for flute. The Adante in C is a wonderful piece to work on not too hard but enough fun bits to keep you going. I actually drug it out and played it this morning....
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 13, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Andante in C, K315 for flute and piano
Replies: 10
Views: 5723

I didn't take your comments seriously. I was merely offering the hopeful side of the story. I think I did see it on 60 minutes. It goes to show that we are wired differenty and it gives us all challeges and gifts :D Oh and I was disappointed about the no straight jacket and padded part you when I fi...
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Andante in C, K315 for flute and piano
Replies: 10
Views: 5723

But he has problems. he used to only hear one song in his head at a time, but now he hears three or four songs at once, and there are more and more all the time........ a padded room and a straight jacket is in his future......... :cry: :cry: so sad. such talent going to madness. Not neccessarily s...
by tothepointe
Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: anyone own an azumi?
Replies: 5
Views: 4989

There is a post just below this one which might be helpful. As of next week I should be a proud owner of an azumi 2000. I will report back then
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 06, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Venus Piccolo?
Replies: 13
Views: 18434

I bought one these cheap piccs a couple of years ago . I found it recently and all the key work was green. I couldn't throw it away fast enough
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:15 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: poll - Best for $1000
Replies: 21
Views: 14425

Thanks I just checked that post out and it was pretty helpful.
by tothepointe
Sun Aug 06, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: poll - Best for $1000
Replies: 21
Views: 14425

Has anyone tried the new azumi flutes by altus. I'm looking at purchasing the 2000 model which retails for $1000 exactly on fluteworld. Wish I could afford an actual altus but this one fits the budget