F is for fun

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F is for fun

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Having acquired a nice selection of whistles in a short space of time, (from C down to low D), I find that I tend to pick up one of my original Generation high F's when I just want to have a bit of fun, & was wondering if anyone else likes to play around on a high F whistle. :poke:
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I've been meaning to get one. Maybe you are my motivation. I play my Eb more than anything these days.
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I'm at the opposite end, my favourites are Low D, Low C, and the Bass A.

I'm not all that fond of High D whistles, and not at all fond of the ones smaller than that.
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I have to add that the F is one of my Favorite Flutes :) (Yeah, I know this is a whistle forum, but...)

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I was digging around in an old box of things yesterday and found two generation Gs I got for my kids years ago. It was fun, trying to fit my fingers around those teeny tiny holes. I have a high and a low F I bought in order to give myself something to do when a local player starts Catharsis. I never ended up carrying them to sessions, but they've been fun at home.
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plunk111 wrote:I have to add that the F is one of my Favorite Flutes..... :) Pat
I'm intending to add one to my collection very shortly. :D

Since getting my low F whistle, I'm finding that I like the tone/sound & finger spacing more than my low D, which is still a bit of a stretch for me at the moment.

But getting back to the high F whistle - it seems to be perfect to just grab up, put in a pocket, & just have a tootle/practice on wherever I go. :)
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fatmac wrote:... was wondering if anyone else likes to play around on a high F whistle.
I keep a brass Generation F in the kitchen and play it while I'm cooking. It's an older Generation from about 1999 and has a cracked mouthpiece but still plays/sounds great. It actually has a more pleasant sound than many of my high D whistles...very chirpy.

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