The Virtual Flute has served flutists and composers since its launch in 2001. In 2005, The Virtual Flute was relaunched with an improved physical model and a wider set of features. We hope you'll enjoy the following enhancements!
Release 2 of The Virtual Flute uses a new machine-learned model of acoustic impedance. In general, we expect the new model to give you more accurate results, particularly for higher notes. Details of the model can be found in our journal article:Enhanced multiphonics searches
Searching for multiphonics by providing only a single note'Dark' fingerings
In addition to predicting the playability of alternate fingerings (denoted by 1-3 stars, e.g. ), Release 2 of The Virtual Flute also predicts whether or not a given fingering has a dull, or 'dark' timbre (denoted by ). Searches for alternate fingerings may now be ranked by darkness in addition to intonation and playability. Try it nowEnhanced interface for your feedback
You can leave a comment on The Virtual Flute in two ways. To comment on a specific fingering, click the () icon wherever you see it placed beside a note or multiphonic. Alternatively, you might like to post a general comment on the website; simply follow the link at the top of the front page. We certainly welcome all your feedback! Try it nowBack to The Virtual Flute.
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