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Free Flute Music and mp3 backing track
In a unique collaboration between manufacturer, composer and publisher, all visitors to the Trevor James flute website can download a piece of fantastic flute music completely free. This wonderful gift to all flute players has only been made possible with the kind cooperation and permission of www.astute-music.com.
To access your complimentary piece of music (only one piece per valid email address), simply click on the "free Flute Music Download" button on the flute Home Page, fill out the quick form and the recommended piece of music will be selected. You will then receive an email by return with your chosen music in PDF format as an attachment. If you choose the pieces ‘Bad Hair Day’ or ‘Ardnagashel’ then you will also receive a link to the Astute Music website to hear the piece being played along with the facility to download the free mp3 play along track.
The pieces ‘I know You’ for alto flute, Latin dance for bass flute and Prelude from Suite No. 1 BWV 1007 are for solo flute only.
The British Flute Society's Eighth International Convention will held at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, from 17-20 August 2012. Events will include:
All under one roof with accommodation just 2 minutes' walk away!
for more information http://bfs.org.uk/
"This flute gives me complete freedom of tonal expression...I really love it".....Sebastien Helger (visiting flute player and teacher )
The verdict from worldwide distributors and visiting flute players and teachers to the important annual Music Fair in Frankfurt was overwhelmingly positive. Comments such as "wonderful headjoint giving excellent tonal options" and "these flutes are fantastic value for money and will sell very well in our country" were just a few of the many stunning comments received.
The large order schedules for the Trevor James Recital handmade flutes are now bucking the trend of other flute makers with manufacturing capacity now full until November 2012. We are delighted that these flutes will soon be available in 31 countries worldwide.
UK Music Teacher Magazine
Blind Flute Testing
The June 2009 Edition of the influential UK monthly Music Teacher magazine features an article on pages 50 / 51 by flute teacher Rozanne Paragon offering various tips on choosing an instrument for a novice player and also looking at the most popular student flutes on the market
To round off the article, Rozanne visited specialist London Flute Shop All Flutes Plus to undertake a series of blind tests on student flutes from Trevor James, Yamaha, Jupiter and Pearl. Blind testing ensures that feedback on an instrument is judged purely by how it looks and sounds rather than by what name is engraved on the barrel.
Trevor James are absolutely delighted to tell you that the qualities of the Trevor James 10x and Privilege model student flutes shone through with comments:
Trevor James Model 10XE
"...really easy to reach the lower and high register. The middle register is beautiful and resonant, and the dynamic range is wide. The bodywork and cup keys were obviously robust and of good quality, with felt to soften the mechanism and cork under trill keys"
Trevor James Privilege III
"This flute sounds beautiful, with a rich, resonant tone. The embouchure hole is a slightly more advanced shape to the Trevor James 10X model. The solid silver lip plate and riser gives the flute a warm tone with colour and depth across its entire range. The harmonics were easy to obtain, with accurate intonation. The pads are of superior quality compared to most student flutes, and it is very nice to look at too, as all the adjustment screws are behind the keys. This flute would be a very good buy and has excellent long term potential."
The conclusion of the article?
"as the Trevor James brand is a lot easier on the wallet, I think that I would have to recommend its Privilege III model highly."