Flutophone


Flutophone

Family: Wind, flutophones are made of plastic.
How to play: Flutophones have an aperture at the bottom. Usually the thumb of the left hand is used to cover this aperture when playing.

The index, middle & ring finger of the left hand is used to cover the upper 3 apertures, however the little finger is not used. Notes are produced when the finger aperture are opened & closed.
Flutophone Fingering Fingering for the flutophone is similar to a recorder. To play middle C all the apertures, including the one at the bottom, are all covered.
Difference of Flutophones From Recorders • Flutophones is easy to use and requires less air control.

• Recorders have excellent tone quality, & the flutophones may sound shrill because the mouthpiece has a built-in whistle. However as a good practice you can produce sweet music with it.

• The finger holes of the flutophone have grooves making it easy to tell if you're covering the hole properly. On recorders the holes are smooth.