ArtemisFowltheSecond’s seventy-three comments

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    I like the whistle pretty well, after having played it for a year or so. I agree that the low whistle can sound really, really good, especially with good guitar accompaniment. It has a different sound that the flute, but the flute is more versatile. The p... more…

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    Thank you again, cac, for such a great and informative response! These people sure have a range of tones and styles. more…

  • The Laurel Tree, X:10

    The version played by Brian Finnegan (with hair) as the second tune in this set: more…

  • Re: What is flutter tonguing?

    Thank you guys for all your comments! The only thing I can't quite get, though it may only come with practice, is that rolling my r's doesn't just interrupt the airflow into the flute many times in quick succession, to give a flutter, but cuts it off enti... more…

  • What is flutter tonguing?

    I am a flute player, albeit with little experience. I would like to know what flutter tonguing is, and how it is done, and how to learn it. Any comment or advice from flute players would be great. more…

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    Thank you all for your responses and advice! more…

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    Thanks for your great insights, Mr. Cook. This has really helped me to understand what is possible on the flute, with loads, probably years of practice. It sounds like it is well worth it. I have another question that maybe someone can answer. more…

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    Thank you, Melany. This is all very helpful to me. Also, I hope someone does post about Pratten vs Rudell vs Nicholson style flutes, as it sounds (not wounds) interesting. more…

  • Re: Low Whistle and Flute

    Ha! I guess I didn't check for typos well enough! more…

  • Re: Brian Finnegan Tonguing

    I think that's just part of the design of the macneil whistles. more…