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  1. Flute & Piccolo
    It is becoming obvious that an alto flute with a curved head are hard to come by. I have been holding out for either a Jupiter Dimedici, Trevor James, DiZhao, or Pearl. The limited budget for this does not help matters. So there is a Jupiter 519S available, but I do not know anything about the...
  2. Flute & Piccolo
    I have an Armstrong alto flute s/n #28-38864 which I purchased new in Wash. D.C. in 1979. The doctor recently diagnosed my lip problem as a nickel allergy. Can anyone tell me whether there is nickel in the head joint of this instrument? If so, where can I get a non-nickel head joint? Theo Wanne...
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  4. Flute & Piccolo
    I have been shopping around the internet and have figured out that these two brands are within my price range for a doubling instrument. Which would you reccomend? In a previous thread here, Venus got a fairly all over general good comment, apart from some loose mechanics in ONE comment. They...
  5. Flute & Piccolo
    As a long-time clarinet player (with some sax and flute) I've always dreamed of playing an alto flute (because they sound so cool). I'm getting old and if I don't do it now, I never will. So I'm looking for some help in choosing an alto flute. First off, my flute skills at this point are...
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