Is there any recorder with same fingering as tin whistle/six hole bamboo flute?



Asked by: David Cambre

The short answer: no, there isn’t.

Do flute and recorder have same fingering?





Fingering. Surprisingly, fingering on flute and recorder are almost exactly the same. Yes, the flute uses keys, but the order of the fingers correspond to the same notes. The first note you learn which pushes down the first hole is B.

What instruments have the same fingering as the flute?

Fingerings of the oboe and saxophone are similar to the flute (but not identical). The basic fingerings (D, E, F, G, A, B) are essentially the same in the lowest octave (if the flute LH thumb key is closed).

Do recorders and flutes have the same notes?

The key difference between flute and recorder is that recorders have a fipple that directs the air across the edge of the tone hole whereas standard flutes don’t have a fipple.

What instrument has the same fingerings as the recorder?

There are three instruments that used the Recorders exact fingering, and good news for you, the Renaissance Clarinet (the Chalumeaux),is one of them. The other is the Glastonbury Pipe, and the Keklhorn, which you’ll notice has the same fingering holes as the recorder as well.

What instrument is closest to recorder?





flageolet

flageolet, wind instrument closely related to the recorder. Like the recorder, it is a fipple, or whistle, flute—i.e., one sounded by a stream of breath directed through a duct to strike the sharp edge of a hole cut in the side of the pipe.

Can recorder play flute?

Everything is kind of nice and relaxed like. So playing the recorder is made up of three elements that is your air your fingers and your tongue.

Which is better recorder or flute?

In both instruments, the pitch is produced by the air impacting at and angle some form of opening, but the way we get there is very different. This has a dramatic effect on the tone of the instrument, allowing the recorder to sound smoother, a bit more pure than the typically brighter sounds of the flute.

Is recorder easier than flute?

Flexible. Let’s face it, the flute has a much larger range than the recorder, can be played with much more dynamics, control of tone, etc. The ability to really sing with an instrument is what I miss most when playing the recorder. I said earlier that the recorder is an easy instrument to start playing.



Is a recorder like a flute?

The recorder is a family of woodwind musical instruments in the group known as internal duct flutes: flutes with a whistle mouthpiece, also known as fipple flutes.

Is fife fingering the same as the flute?

The Fife Book has a lot of tunes which are all on the notes which have exactly the same fingerings as the flute. All the C fingerings are directly transferable to C flute with the exception that the little finger has only one hole to worry about instead of C/C#/D# keys.

What is the difference between a Flutophone and a recorder?

Flutophones have a less refined tone due to its whistle mouthpiece, which can give it a shrill quality. Recorders have a softer tone with more concert band quality. The finger holes of the flutophone have grooves making it easy to tell if you are covering the holes properly. On recorders, the holes are smooth.



What are the five types of recorders?

Types of Recorders

  • Sopranino Recorder.
  • Soprano Recorder.
  • Alto Recorder.
  • Tenor Recorder.
  • Bass Recorder.


What is the difference between a Tonette and a recorder?

The main difference between these two instruments is the materials they are made from. The tonette is a plastic instrument and usually made on the cheaper side. Recorders are a bit better quality when it comes to make because they come from the woodwind instrument family.

Why is a flute called a recorder?

The simple “recorder” flute is so-called because, when it appeared in the 14th century, it was considered a good, simple instrument for students to use when they were learning and practicing (“recording”) a piece of music.



Are wooden recorders better than plastic ones?

There is more resistance in wooden recorders, and often they are easier to play than plastic ones, especially on the lowest notes. Plastic recorders tend to block up very quickly with moisture, meaning the sound becomes muffled and the instrument is less rewarding to play.

How many types of recorder are there?

The 5 main types of recorders used in recorder consorts (ensembles) are sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. There are other specialty recorders as well. Read on for more details about these types and other commonly asked questions about recorders.