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I've built PVC flutes (kind of, they're structurally more similar to tin whistles) and they sound pretty well. I think Todd's right when saying the material is not too relevant to the sound, the requirement is that it is workable to allow us to build the instrument. Electrical white pipe (the one used inside walls to carry electrical wires) is easily ...


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I was taught to use the syllable "tooh" as it maintains ideal shape for your lips and oral cavity while keeping the tone focus. Using other syllables, such as "tuh" or "duh" spread the tone and change the shape of your lips and oral cavity. Regarding airflow, stopping and starting notes only by stopping / starting airflow is what we refer to as "huffing", ...



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