Product Feature: The Azumi AZ3BOP

Product Feature: The Azumi AZ3BOP

  Azumi flutes has been making dependable, professional sounding step-up flutes at a great price point for years. Azumi flutes feature professional handmade Altus headjoints. This combination allows you to get the great playing characteristics of the legendary...

Density 21.5

Whether you are a fan of atonal music or prefer to stick with the more melodic side of things (I will unashamedly admit I am of the latter party), you are probably familiar with what has traditionally been known as the most famous atonal work for flute, “Density 21.5”...

Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata in D Major

Sergei Prokoviev was a Russian Soviet composer, pianist and conductor and is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. Although he is probably best known for works such as “Peter and the Wolf” and ballets such as “Romeo and Juliet,” his Sonata in D...

Flute scales, part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I attempted to dive into the extensive and complicated history of how flutes are built to be in tune with themselves: their scale. To summarize, the flute scale determines how well the notes play in tune to each other, octave to octave, and also...

A quick history of flute scales, Part 1

Okay, the title of this post sounds kind of boring, right? Stay with me–I’m not talking about scales in the etude/exercise sense! This week I’m delving into a history of how flutes are built to be in tune with themselves, or its scale. With the help...