|Acoustics of baroque, classical and modern flutes|
This may be compared with the fingering for D5, but with two register holes. It also overblows to D6. It may also be considered as the fingering for C#5/6 with enough cross fingering to flatten them approximately a semitone and C#6 a little more. The 2nd, 4th, 1st and 3rd minima, respectively, correspond to these pitches.
Beats are possible.
You can hear the multiphonic C#5 & D5 played by Geoffrey Collins.
Sound spectrum of a modern flute with a B foot played using fingering for the multiphonic C#6 & D6.
You can hear the multiphonic C#6 & D6 played by Geoffrey Collins.
|Acoustic measurements are available for these flutes -
modern B, modern C, classical C, classical D, classical flared, baroque
Sound clips are available for modern B, classical flared and baroque
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