If you have no experience to play the flute, you may think that it's difficult to play the shinobue, too. This article helps the beginners to get a good shinobue embouchure and understand a good finger placement. It's important to relax while you play the shinobue. So, take it easy.
Which type should you choose? See also this article.
Practice the shinobue with the chart. See also this article.
How to hold shinobue and how to play
- Make a little smile.
- Blow sharp and straight air.
Pay attention to stomach and blow slowly and long.
2. Lips Placement
Make the center of the blow hole in the center of the face.
Cover one third of the blow hole with the lower lip.
3. Where to Hit Air
Keep embouchure and hit the air to the edge of the blow hole.
Find the best place to hit the air by turning shinobue outwards or inwards.
4. Finger Placement
Do not close the finger holes with the fingertips.
Close the holes with the pads of the fingers (left hand) and with the middle part of the first joint and second joint of the fingers (right hand).
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