Advice for Composers

Composing for Flute with Text or Vowel/Consonant Sounds

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Here is a tutorial for composers interested in specifying consonant articulations (p, b, k) and vowel colorations (o, a, i) for flute. Or for those who are interested in combining text with flute sounds. There are different contexts that can be applied. In the first few minutes I talk about phonemes and aeolian (air) sounds. The later bit refers to phonemes combined with a traditional flute sound, and this is where things get trickier:

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