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The Virtual Flute – Flute fingerings, alternative fingerings and multiphonic fingerings

Choose from any of the three tools below

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Click the keys
of a fingering to search for all its predicted
notes and multiphonics …


A note on flute models
Allow unconventional finger positions
What’s this?
Split E B Foot  |  C Foot

Select a note from
the list to search for an alternate fingering, trill or microtone …


e.g. A4, C#6.
F#7 and G7?
     
More
on notes and keys…
SELECT NOTE




B Foot    

C Foot    

Both


Split E    

No split E    

Both


Allow unconventional finger positions 
What’s this?


Fingerings MUST include the keys…


BbTh or Th

1

A#

2

3

G#
G

F#

1

2

3

tr1

tr2

Bblever
D#

C#

C

B

gizmo


OR…      

Include any keys

And must NOT include the keys…


BbTh or Th

1

A#

2

3

G#
G

F#

1

2

3

tr1

tr2

Bblever
D#

C#

C

B

gizmo


OR…      

Don’t exclude any keys



Search for a multiphonic fingering …

e.g. C5&D6.
Select two or possibly three different notes of a multiphonic,
or select only one note to search for multiphonics which include that note:
SELECT
NOTE 1




SELECT
NOTE 2




SELECT
NOTE 3




     
More
on notes and keys…

B Foot    

C Foot    

Both


Split E    

No split E    

Both


Allow unconventional finger positions 
What’s this?



There are approximately 40,000 fingerings
for the Boehm flute. These results are based on theoretical
calculations, using a theory that agrees well with experiment
for the hundred or so acoustic impedance spectra measured at
The University of New South Wales.


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