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by flutepicc06
Tue May 30, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: up high in the sky- piccolo questions
Replies: 6
Views: 7743

There is a fingering chart at oriented specifically toward piccolo players. There are many specialized fingerings for the piccolo that help with response, intonation and the like, and these may be worth learning, or at least experimenting with to see what works well with you and...
by flutepicc06
Tue May 30, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: B foot or C foot
Replies: 5
Views: 5184

The best way to decide is to consider what you plan to do with your playing. Low B's are found primarily in orchestral, and modern solo pieces, so if you are just going to be playing for your own enjoyment, you may not find it necessary to have a low B footjoint. The Low B tends to offer slightly mo...
by flutepicc06
Tue May 30, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Holding the Flute - Rotating problem
Replies: 4
Views: 4627

As you observed, the flute rolls towards you because of the weight of the keywork. Some flutists hold the flute with the keys facing up and away from the player, with the rods pointing upwards. In this position, the flute is in ballance, and will not roll towards or away from you. Unfortunately, th...