Musical Acoustics Group
School of Physics, UNSW

Flute Questionnaire

Flutists, would you like to help us with our flute acoustics database?

If you are an experienced flutist and have a little time to click away at our web questionnaire, we want to know:
Your name

Your email address

Have you given us data previously? yes no

Brief resume of flute experience (only fill this in once)

i.e. level of formal studies and experience with professional or high level amateur playing

Name of sounding pitch(es) Please use this naming system:

Why is it problematic / interesting / useful?

(e.g. is it out of tune, of different timbre, unstable, or a useful microtone or multiphonic or fast alternative fingering?)

Is it different on different models of flute?
yes no
If you answered yes, tell us about these differences in the above box.

Standard fingering
Is the fingering EXACTLY the same as one that we have measured? (i.e. the fingering diagram in our flute response graph)
standard fingering other fingering

Your fingering
If the fingering is not the same as ours (however small the difference), please use the mouse to create a fingering chart by clicking on the click boxes below. If the note requires a ring only, or part covering of a finger hole, please type 'ring', or the fraction covered (1/4, 1/2 etc) next to the ring, otherwise leave that box blank.

       2      fraction covered?
       3      fraction covered?
       1      fraction covered?
       2      fraction covered?
       3      fraction covered?

These comments apply to a flute with
C foot  B foot
split E no split E
open    closed holes


city of origin (if unusual make of flute)

Anything else about your flute behaviour that you think that we ought to know:

Thanks very much for your input!

Joe Wolfe /