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Offline LarryS

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Flute is not an easy instrument!
« on: March 20, 2020, 03:51:39 PM »
I've had this thing about 2 years now and I still can't play a tune properly on it. Beginners will struggle to get below low E. I can just about get D.
When I got my clarinet I was playing tunes within a week!

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Offline DaveLeBlanc

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Re: Flute is not an easy instrument!
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2020, 12:14:36 PM »
I quickly gave up the flute. It was just too difficult. I could never get a good embouchure and air flow; after 10 or so minutes I would be so out of breath I would start to feel dizzy and almost pass out.
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