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- Tue May 30, 2006 4:49 pm
- Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
- Topic: up high in the sky- piccolo questions
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There is a fingering chart at www.wfg.woodwind.org 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...
- Tue May 30, 2006 4:19 pm
- Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
- Topic: B foot or C foot
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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...
- Tue May 30, 2006 4:14 pm
- Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
- Topic: Holding the Flute - Rotating problem
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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...