Are there pieces in which the flutist also sings to create chords, in a manner similar to the Weber

24 Jul 2015

Noe Dinnerstein 4 months ago

Beautiful Bonnie. Are there pieces in which the flutist also sings to create chords in a manner similar to the von Weber horn concerto? Maybe that can be your next compositional project.

Bonnie McAlvin 4 months ago

Sure, Noe. The only thing is that, for soprano and alto ranges, there are a ton of difference tones provoked, so the harmony often isn't quite as clear. (For lower voices, the pitches differentiate better.) So I tend to go with two (or more) pitches coming directly from the flute.


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