Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF
 

Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF

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Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    20:19 on Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

tenorsax13
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I saw this and it caught me off guard a little....why even MAKE this?? I think the lever on the main body would be a pain to play on....then again it would be fun to hit a nice low Bb. Other than that, it seems completely useless...just thought id share with the rest of the class.

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Re: Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    05:59 on Wednesday, September 03, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Patrick
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check the Dayton C Miller flute collection, there are a few antique flutes that have a low Bb

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Re: Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    19:53 on Wednesday, September 03, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Plekto
(423 points)

flute d'amore

http://www.sankyoflute.com/e/catalog/damore.html
Pitched in A, and about 3/4 the size of an alto flute.

These are awesome for jazz work, but you'll never actually run into one($$$$). Real shame, too, since it really gets the basically the same job done as the Alto but is tons easier to play.



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Re: Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    10:35 on Sunday, September 07, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

Bilbo
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Haynes #31612 at Fluteworld is a Concert C (A=440) flute with a Bb foot joint.
http://www.fluteworld.com/index.php?action=prod&wart=49182

Why make it? because you can.
Some argue like Rampal.. why have a flute with a B foot and others from the even older school would argue as to why have one with any notes below a low D.



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Re: Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    11:26 on Sunday, September 07, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

pennsylvania_flu
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Suzie, thanks so much for the link to the eBay seller's crazy set of instruments. I LOVE to see instruments of all sorts. I loved the 600 pound saxophone!

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Re: Haynes Flute....Bb FOOTJOINT?!?!? WTF    12:37 on Sunday, September 07, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

pennsylvania_flu
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Woops! Thank you ANNE!!

   

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