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The Great Flute debate: Open or closed hole

Flute flute plugs open hole

Gordon Palmer, a friend of mine posted this gem on the Sax on the Website. I wanted to put it here for my many sax friends who, like me, struggle with doubling on the flute. When I plugged my flute key holes, my wife asked me why. So I had her play her flute, the exact make and model as mine, and then she tried mine with the plugs in. My wife, the purist, heard the difference and got the keyworks plugs for her flute—it just made too much sense. Here is a picture of my plugged hole Gemeinhardt flute....

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