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by woof
Tue Jan 16, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Recommend Good Flute Instruction Book...
Replies: 36
Views: 31497

books

Jennifer Cluff has a great web site with lots of information on it including videos discussing practice books etc.-- a great source of information:

http://www3.telus.net/Garry_McKevitt/
by woof
Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Altus Flutes
Replies: 8
Views: 4972

[/quote] He was indeed playing his 18k Nagahara. And on the comment about the Miyazawa that he plays.... how interesting! That was the model that I myself like the best [ and will probably purchase in the next month ..... if my student loans ever come in :evil: :wink: ][/quote] Wasn't he also a majo...
by woof
Thu Jan 04, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: best flutist
Replies: 74
Views: 102506

a few more names

I just ran across two flutist who have some interesing music: 1. Suzanne Teng- if you have ecletic music taste Suzanne plays some awesome music with pan, bamboo, beautiful alto and contrabase flutes. very etherial and in my opinion wonderful music. 2. Zig Noda- with a name like that you have to be g...
by woof
Thu Jan 04, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Trevor James Sliced Lip Plate
Replies: 11
Views: 5681

split air

It was my understanding that it was the split in the air column that set up the vibrations which then resonate through the tube as sound. That is the principle in the Japanese and native American flutes and I would think the same applies to keyed flutes???
by woof
Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: single double triple tongue
Replies: 5
Views: 5842

single double triple tongue

OK now for a really basic question: what is the effect you are trying to get or the purpose of single double or triple tonguing a passage? Is it note clarity or helping to make rapid passages more distinct? Quite obviously I do not do this unless it is accidently??
by woof
Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: best flutist
Replies: 74
Views: 102506

favorite flutist

and of course there is Nestor Torres.--Latin jazz
by woof
Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Which Professional Flute Model?
Replies: 26
Views: 19446

Re: high registers

[quote="DFlute"]Hi woof, I'm sure you are a fine flute player. I tried a pearl flute last week and also found the same challenge (the gaspy wisps of low c) with the low register with the light leaps through the upper register...If only we could have it both ways... DFlute- it does come with practice...
by woof
Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Professional Headjoint and Flute Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 20805

Re: Projection

I love discussions of physics of sound- It is great to understand music at all levels and several of you have brought some great ideas to this discussion. As for sound projecting over water better than over land I recall hearing conversations of people in boats a long way off on a quiet calm day. Wa...
by woof
Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: shock and awe
Replies: 9
Views: 5900

Ibid about the good tips. Ibid? I'm not familiar with that term? Actually it is a bit out of place here, generally it is used to abbreviate notations in lists of references. When ibid is used it tells the reader to refer to the reference that preceeded the current piece of information as the source...
by woof
Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:12 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: shock and awe
Replies: 9
Views: 5900

1. Do not over drive the input of the recording device. In the old days, people woould let the recording meter go into the red. With digital gear, this is a BIG no no. 2. Do not use too much input gain. If you monitor the input signal, and you can hear your neighbor snoring from a half mile away, t...
by woof
Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Buying a new flute; Help needed.
Replies: 33
Views: 18984

new flutes

I too am a Pearlie- which is irrelavant to the discussion, I have an Elegante that I really like- I often play along with various CDs as accompaniment (whether the artist likes it or not- my house my rules) and sometimes even take the lead- again my house my rules. The point is that the flute is int...
by woof
Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: shock and awe
Replies: 9
Views: 5900

shock and awe

I recently recorded my own playing and upon listening to the playback I was shocked. Sort of like the first time you hear a recording of your own voice. That couldn't be me! The good news is that the flute sounded great- i.e. in tune. But what I heard of the music I played was nothing like what I th...
by woof
Sun Nov 12, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Videos
Replies: 18
Views: 10454

This one is really cool too. The guy does a bach duet with himself split screen. Nice dark sound: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nr9jwh8uCJU That is neat and he also does duets in other videos. He even has a very serious looking music stand- I think he has been playing for more than a coupld of yea...
by woof
Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:35 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Videos
Replies: 18
Views: 10454

great video

He may be sound enhanced but he has great tone and expression- he has several videos and in all of them he plays really well. I like his set up for amping the sound- looks like something that would easy to put together.
by woof
Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Website related Questions
Topic: Spam
Replies: 9
Views: 14284

spam

Hi Admin- guess you need to check and do some more cleaning again cause the spamming is continuing with cigarette ads etc. I know it can be a pain when these jerks hack into a site like this. Can you shut off their access to the site?