Which type of vibrato do you use?

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Which type of vibrato do you use?

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I found a very interesting article online called "CARL PETKOFF AND HIS TECHNIQUE FOR CREATING A SUBTLE AND EXPRESSIVE FLUTE VIBRATO". In it, it describes six different types of vibrato.

See http://www.joearmstrong.info/petkoff_vi ... #exploring. Here is the diagram of the vibrato types:

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So which type of vibrato do you use?

I use number 5 (diaphragm) myself.

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I use a blend of 4 & 5, but usually more 4 than 5.
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I use the diaphragm.

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Post by fluteguy18 »

I use a combination of Diaphram, tongue, and throat depending on the effect I want to produce.

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I use option 5. What a fascinating diagram, thanks for sharing!

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I use 4, 5, and 6 combined. I never knew there where so many types of vibrato!
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Post by nasxxx »

Don't supose anyone has a youtube or vid link showing the differences in each 6 techniques how they sound using the same notes. For beginners like myself, a diagram looks nice and pretty also the theory but to actually hear how it should sound is another thing. :oops: :)

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I can only get number 5 to work for me... The others I just don't seem to comprehend the technique. Oh well. I've always used number 5.

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Post by Anne »

5 mostly. 1 seems to work ok too, although I've read that it's not the proper way to do it. (I discovered it by accident :-)
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Post by Flo »

i've never really been able to figure it out. the first day i ever used vibrato it just happened. i think i use my diaphragm though rather than my mouth or throat

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