The tuning of the flute

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The playing technique of the Xiao is similar to that of the flute, but it is not as sensitive as the flute.
The key of Xiao is different, the most common is G key, F key, C key and so on. When the 6 sound holes are fully closed, the drum sound is (d1), and through overblowing, the sound range is (d1~e3), with two octaves and another major second. The timbre of the xiao is soft and elegant, the low-pitched sound is deep and distinctive when played weakly; the mid-range sound is round and beautiful; the high-pitched sound is tense. The volume of the flute is low, and the band plays with several flutes at the same time. When playing with a single flute, pay attention to the appropriate volume contrast on the orchestration.

The tuning of the flute

In the traditional name of the flute, no matter the length of the flute or the level of the flute, all the six-hole flutes with the third hole as "1" and the eight-hole flute with the fourth hole as "1" are called "small workers". tune", any six-hole xiao with the sixth hole as "1", eight-hole xiao with the eighth hole as "1" are called "Zhenggong tune", any six-hole xiao with the fourth hole as "1", eight-hole xiao with the fourth hole as "1", The fifth hole is used as a "1", and they are called "Fan Zi tone". Any six-hole Xiao with the fifth hole as a "1", and an eight-hole Xiao with the seventh hole as a "1" are called "Six-character tone". ”, where the tube tone is “1”, it is called “B-shaped tone”, where the first hole is “1”, it is called “Shang-shaped tone”, and where the second hole is “1”, it is called “Chi-shaped tone”. tune".
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Xiao (pinyin: xiāo), divided into dongxiao and qinxiao. And because the flute has a hole, it is different from the pan flute without a hole, so it is called "dongxiao". The xiao has a long history, the sound is round and soft, quiet and elegant, suitable for solo and ensemble. It is generally made of bamboo with blow holes at the top.

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