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27 Oct 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Watch the video to hear my thoughts on this issue, and then click the links below to hear what these great flutists...I mean, ARTISTS have to say, and learn from their pearls of wisdom. Then feel free to leave your comments below. Ch...
1 Aug 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
For RolandApril 13, 1961-March 21, 2008Roland was one of the first flutists I met through my REAL FLUTE project on youtube. He was a regular contributor the Galway Flute Chat and often posted youtube video performances of flute duets with his love...
17 Jul 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
I have a new flute!!!And it makes me want to practice everything!It is a Sankyo K14-3 ST14K Gold head, body and footsterling silver keys and mechanismRT1 headjoint cutC# trilloffset Gopen holeB footd# rollerNEL mechanismWatch the video to hear me ...
8 May 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
I received this question by email today from Luciano Cassia:dear Ms Perlove,I follow with great interest your lessons on Youtube. I have a doubt about staccato in a piece of Moyse (25 Melodious Studies with variations Moderately difficult) NR 16 f...
25 Apr 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
On May 5, 2008 at 7:30 pm I will be playing  the world Premiere of Philip Koplow’s “Upon Listening to the Flute: Korean Impressions for Flute and Orchestra” with the Greater Miami Youth Orchestra, Director Paul Stanbery.  Phil approached me in t...
19 Mar 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
A few weeks ago some colleagues and I were discussing the music recording business and it led to some discourse about encouraging legal Cd sales and to the larger issue of how so many student and amateur flutists are really completely unaware of t...
1 Feb 2008
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
QUESTION POSTED ON THE FLUTE PAGES FLUTE LISTDear Listers, I lost a competition last year even though I was fully prepared, because I found myself in a competition room (hotel function room) with no echo at all, that I couldn't hear myself at all,...
29 Nov 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Before I write this blog, let me just make one thing clear: I am not a music critic, nor do I want to be one.  As an active musician, such a role could be, quite frankly, dangerous.  So when I do write about the work of fellow musicians, my commen...
7 Nov 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Competitions may be inherently flawed because music making is an art, not a measurable science or sport. Judges will always have their own ideas about what constitutes exceptional playing and in the end, there can rarely be one absolute “winner” i...
27 Oct 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Whenever I tell a non-musician that I play the flute, I am immediately asked the million dollar question, “Is it flutist or flautist?” I found an interesting article on Wikipedia to help me answer this question. Thank you, Nancy Toff!!By the way, ...
9 Oct 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
This post is a response to THIS BLOG . Watch that one first. Find out the which flute is which and hear them again! Then watch video part 2 to find out winners of the voting and my responses to many of your questions.If you are interested in lea...
5 Oct 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
In a recent interview in Fanfare , the talented flutist and arranger Robert Stallman made a fascinating observation, “there’s a quiet revolution going on; there’s a growing public that’s hungry for something genuine and inspiring—something that g...
25 Sep 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
I think all of us who are musicians already know the benefits music provides to students beyond those which are strictly musical, but this study was compelling because it showed not only that some music study is beneficial, but that higher QUALITY...
21 Sep 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
I've been getting lots of video responses to my REAL FLUTE project.  To see any of the video responses mentioned in this video, you'll need to go to my videos on youtube and click video responses which appear under my videos. Tell the flutists y...
5 Sep 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Can you hear the difference between gold, silver, and platinum flutes? Listen to this test and place your guesses and votes for favorite flute. Here is the James Galway video which got the discussion started on different metals...
16 Jul 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Is there one correct way to play and teach flute?  I don’t think so.keep that in mind as you explore my teaching videos and use them to try new ideas and techniques. hopefully you will be inspired to get into the practice room where the real progr...
6 Jul 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
Let's talk about REAL FLUTE. What I mean by that is...why has the cult of perfection that has been created through the use of sophisticated digital editing in audio recording made us afraid to document and distribute our performances in a format w...
29 May 2007
Nina Perlove on REAL FLUTE
When my  REAL FLUTE  video project launched on youtube I received thanks and praise by flutists worldwide, but also some pretty sharp criticism from a few flutists who disagreed with my methods and approach. There was a particular thread on the Ja...
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