Fluteworld can send you one for trial. The EC headjoint is not as easy for beginners, but a lot less restrictive. Unfortunately the handcut headjoints can also get screwed up in subtle ways and end up as 'lemons'. leaning towards a Yamaha. Sinebar, there is no such thing as "a headjoint for beginners or a headjoint for professionals." Thanks Kara, I appreciate your help! Does anyone know what markings are on an authentic Yamaha EC headjoint? Often, in student model headjoint, the cut is setup to be easier to make a sound with it. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The Type B headjoint has sharp bending curve on front lip plate with French style headjoint taper. by sinebar » Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:27 pm, Post by sinebar » Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:01 pm, Post Does it have any letter engraved on it at the top? I can't hit the high notes w/the CY. by sinebar » Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:44 pm, Post After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I still am not. Excellent resonance and ideal air resistance for tone control. It's best to bring the flute as you try different headjoints. The Type A headjoint enables the flutist to produce an easy yet colorful sound and still play using a wide dynamic range. Das Kopfstück Typ M ist für eine gehaltvollen und facettenreichen Klang konzipiert und bietet außerordentliche klangliche Freiheit. Flute teachers and professionals alike note Yamaha flutes as having a consistent, even tone throughout and impeccable intonation. The solid silver, EC-cut headjoint is a favorite of professionals worldwide, and is characterized by a direct, straightforward sound. Nah...I didn't have much fun, I was pretty much a stay at home body and not much of a party animal. If you look in the right places, you can find one for sale, even used, fairly reasonable or even trade. by Phineas » Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:27 pm, Post Hi, Is there a big difference in playing with the Yamaha EC headjoint as opposed to the CY headjoint? Please try again. Yamaha Quality and Design Undercut embouchure hole Sensitive response and accurate articulationWhite gold springs Light touch and optimum responseTapered pivot screws Accurate adjustment and smooth actionLow B gizmo key Easy and accurate fingering to facilitate high CExclusive "type-4" body design These flutes were designed to maintain a focused tone core in every range, at any dynamic and in any hall. The 684 is made in Japan and has the EC Sliver Head 925 engraved directly under the yamaha symbol on the headjoint. Just try one on your headjoint and see how you like it! Your does not look at all like an EC. Yamaha changed around all there numbering system for their models for some odd reason. What I mean by restrictive is the ability to control dynamics and expression. I own a Yamaha 684 with a heavy wall and EC headjoint. The Type E headjoint has high, narrow chimney walls. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Proceed to checkout ({qq} items) {$$$.$$}. However, the one I just received today (from ebay) has Silver 925 EC, but it is at the top, near the crown, and in much smaller block print. Flutists will appreciate the lighter touch and optimum response of white gold springs, as well as the smooth key action of tapered pivot screws. The solid silver, EC-cut headjoint is a favorite of professionals worldwide, and is characterized by a direct, straightforward sound. After I posted pictures of the headjoint many stated that the one I have is definitely not an EC. Yamaha 500 Series Professional Flute YFL-574HCT Offset with C# Trill, 500 Series Professional Flute YFL-574HCT Offset with C# Trill, Yamaha 500 Series Flutes are outstanding instruments at a reasonable price, Flutists will appreciate the lighter touch and optimum response of white gold springs, as well as the smooth key action of tapered pivot screws, The solid silver, EC-cut headjoint is a favorite of professionals worldwide, and is characterized by a direct, straightforward sound, Flute teachers and professionals alike note Yamaha flutes as having a consistent, even tone throughout and impeccable intonation. (The EC from that flute is long gone.) They feature an entirely new scale for accurate intonation in all registers and an innovative tone hole design to provide precisely the right amount of air resistance for excellent tone color flexibilitySolid silver EC cut headjoints Characterized by a direct, straightforward sound, the EC headjoint cut has become a favorite of professional players worldwide All Yamaha wind instruments come with a limited 5-year warranty. Also, I'm really looking at the headjoints to upgrade my beloved 481H -- my parents really sacrificed to buy it for me and I just won't part with it. I love my Selmer 83. really underrated flutes. I am not sure why sometimes Yamaha puts the EC at the top and other times it is in the center of the headjoint. There was a problem completing your request. MojoBari 2004-10-25 01:01:12 UTC. I do have a Powell "P" cut headjoint coming, so I can't wait to try that one too. The hand cut EC's will all be slightly different, and thus it is difficult to pin down one particular trait that the handcut EC's have that the machinemade heads don't. We choose our own headjoints depending on what we hope to achieve and what we want or need as musicians. I don't turn 30 till Dec, but am kind of dreading it. I really do like the 684, but I just can't afford it right now. She doesn't know her facts about flutes which I find funny since she sells them. I also think that the 684 is a really nice flute. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. by foxxyflutegirl » Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:18 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Basics of Flute Playing, Tone Production and Fingerings. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Permalink. However, if you were playing a more advanced piece, most student headjoint are just not well suited for playing with expression and dynamics. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The heavy wall adds bass to the sound, and gives more of a "hold" on the notes. Moderators: Classitar, pied_piper, Phineas, Post I had just such a headjoint, a handcut CY headjoint by Yamaha that was a little asymmetrical, and not nearly the player that a silverplated, machine-cut CY headjoint was that I compared it to. It will have the letter EC engraved right on the headjoint. The EC headjoint is not as easy for beginners, but a lot less restrictive. After I posted pictures of the headjoint many stated that the one I have is definitely not an EC. It might be because one come on a whole flute while another one is an extra stock headjoint?

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