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When most people think of the flute, the traditional, classical flute sound comes to mind. This research delved into the study of contemporary, non-traditional sounds (extended techniques) because of the number of advantages that the study of extended techniques can provide to all aspects of flute playing. For example, certain techniques can strengthen the flexibility and control of the facial muscles, which helps with tone production, while other techniques can help to develop better awareness and control of intonation. Many extended techniques require different levels of breath control and more comprehensive physical strength, as well. In researching extended techniques, it is valuable and informative to consider the acoustic, pedagogical, and sonic factors and results.
Grand Forks, ND
Flute, Music, Extended Techniques
Curtiss, Sarah; Meissner, Brianna; Tonsfeldt, Mari; Schwinghamer, Alexis; and Wenning, Sierra, "Production of Extended Techniques on the Flute" (2017). Essential Studies UNDergraduate Showcase. 2.