Thumbport self. So at my lesson last night my teacher told me to buy one of these. Her case for this was that she believes it has no impact on tone whatsoever, and adds stability so that you're less likely to have a shift or movement that changes the alignment of air while you're playing.
For years, how to hold and balance a flute has been much debated. The Thumbport is made of non-scratching hard rubber and fits under the right thumb on the flute for improved position and balance The Thumbport is made of non-scratching hard rubber and fits under the right thumb on the flute for improved position and balance.
Copyright J. The Thumbport II has a lower default angle for the thumb. It's a little thicker and more rigid.
One of our best selling products in the Flute Shop is the Thumbport. It has become very popular with amateurs and professionals as well. As you can see from the above picture, the Thumbport can change your right hand position making it much easier to support the flute. It has a small lip on it that prevents the flute from rolling backwards.
Copyright J. Thumbport and Fingerport The Thumbport Being made from a round tube, the flute tends to roll while being played, and has inherent balance issues. The Thumbport counters the rolling, and helps establish a stable three-point balance support system freeing the musician from the effort of trying to physically control the instrument.
The Thumbport allows greater balance in holding the flute. It is comprised of a C-shaped shell and a thumb-like extension. The Thumbport helps the player to place the right thumb at an efficient spot and provides additional support.
The Thumbport allows greater balance in holding the flute. It is comprised of a C-shaped shell and a thumb-like extension. The Thumbport helps the player to place the right hand at an efficient spot and provides additional support.
Imagine something that can take away your mind in balancing the flute while you are playing music. Thumbport is like wheel wedges, which are still used today to secure the stability of a parked airplane. Similarly for thumbport to Flute, Thumbport secures the stability of Flute for you.
Solexa Thumbport and Fingerport self. Solexa, I got it online from Carolyn Nussbaum. I know it's not the best solution, but I bought a new flute about 4 month ago and I needed a thumbport I switched from closed-hole to open-holebut I didn't have enough money for a thumbport, but my friend have a 3D pinter and he printed me a thumbport.