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NOTE Pitches are only approximate - actual pitches depend on your embouchure and blowing speed, the type of flute, key adjustments and temperature.

Playable Notes    Explain: Notes and keys | Icons
Note Playability
1. D#5 minus 30 cents
2. D6 minus 35 cents
3. F7 minus 40 cents
Multiphonic Possibilities    Explain: Notes and keys | Icons

D#5&D6
D6&F7
D#5&F7
D#5&D6&F7



User Comments
Jane Cavanagh
Flute - Muramatsu EX
Playing level - Professional
01-Nov-2005
Note(s) - F7

In the acoustics lab we searched for fingerings for high F (the fourth one on the flute), ordering the search by playability. This fingering was returned at the top of the search, producing a brilliantly clear F.

This finding is useful in contemporary music as this fingering makes the note much easier to play, particularly when pp, than the standard fingering. This new note is playable on flutes with C foot and B foot. It is only easily playable on a flute with a split E mechanism. This fingering is not found in "The Other Flute" by Robert Dick.


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