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Drawing a headjoint taper

If you take a good look at your headjoint, you will see the top is a bit smaller. There is a taper over nearly the full length of the headjoint. That is what Theobald Boehm calles the “parabola” . Of all the headjoints I have measured I have not really...

on the edge

One of the secrets of flute embouchure cutting is the edge. The adges are rounded off slightly. The way this is done has a huge influence on tone quality and response. The sharpest edge is the blowing edge. It is the place where the stream of air from your lips...