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Re: Intervals enharmony question

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Intervals enharmony question
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:50:51 +0200
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Hans Åberg <address@hidden> writes:

>> On 30 Apr 2018, at 22:23, Torsten Hämmerle <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hans Åberg-2 wrote
>>> I play the flute, and I checked with one of my teachers who sits on one of
>>> the operas here.
>> Hi Hans,
>> It's funny that you mention the flute of all instruments. It reminds me of
>> the old joke
>> "How do you get two flute players to play in unison?" - - - "Shoot one!"
>> No offence meant, I just couldn't resist :)
> Flutes have a very definite pitch, making it hard to play in unison,
> unlike strings then. It is mentioned in Blatter's book on
> orchestration.

I think recorders are quite worse in that respect.

David Kastrup

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