Harmonics are perfect for improving your sound. It increases the abdominal support en therefore the embouchure can relax more. Two things that will make your sound even more beautiful. Adding vowels will add an extra dimension to your flute playing. Very interesting. You should try it.
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The arrangement of this Italian Song has 3 variations (and 3 levels). The key clicks in the first variation stimulate a precise finger movement. In the second variation the harmonics will activate the abdomen for a better sound. Because of the combination of key clicks with sound, the third version is more challenging. If your finger movement is not precise, it will show in this variation.
A 4 step exercise for a relaxed embouchure. Do you have a lot of tension in your embouchure? Whistle sounds exercises can be the answer to your problem. You have to be patient when practising whistle sounds. But if you work on them regularly they will become more easy real soon!
This beautiful melody is perfect for practicing tone bending. You can use this piece as an exercise or play the whole piece. All parts are ad lib. except for the first part. The greatest challenge is to get the intonation right!
Learning circular breathing can be challenging. But don’t give up! If you can (almost) do it use this exercise to become better. Each octave has it own challenges. This study will help you practise circular breathing in different octaves. If you can’t use circular breathing (yet) watch the videos on the Flute Colors website. Have fun!
Color your scales with Flute Colors. Tone bending helps you to develop your aural skills and are very useful to work on your sound. Try to make each tone a semi-tone lower just by adjusting the airspeed and by moving your arms and head. A real workout!
Color your scales with extended techniques. Adding singing and playing to your scale study is very useful for working on sound, improving your aural skills, stimulating abdominal support and becoming aware of tension in your throat. You can play along with the accompaniment in 12 keys.
Color your scales with extended techniques. Adding key clicks to your scale study is very useful for working on the co-ordination of the fingers, tongue and abdomen. That will help you to develop a precise finger movement. You can play along with the accompaniment in 12 keys.
Color your scales with extended techniques. Adding flutter tongue to your scale study is very useful for relaxing the throat and becoming aware of tension. Also very useful to work on the support. You can play along with the accompaniment in 12 keys.