Achieving rounded flute tones in lower register: "Apres Un Reve" by Gabriel Faure / Izjuni Qistina Izahar

Izahar, Izjuni Qistina (2022) Achieving rounded flute tones in lower register: "Apres Un Reve" by Gabriel Faure / Izjuni Qistina Izahar. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).


Having a beautiful tone for any instrument is very important. Some musician might think that the low registers may not be as important as the high registers because of the low sound which cannot be heard clearly by the audience. Even though it may not be important to non-musicians, but the low registers still need to be played with a beautiful, clear and warm sound. In achieving great tones for the lower registers, there are many techniques that can solve the problem and also much practice needed in order to achieve them. These techniques and exercises can be used by all level of students. This research is mainly based on the performance by Emmanuel Pahud on the piece Apres un Reve by Gabriel Faure. The objectives that is set for this research are "To study the techniques on how to improve the tone for lower register" and "To determine how Emmanuel Pahud produced a great tone for the lower registers in the piece Apres un Reve. The method used in this research is qualitative method. Since this research is conducted during the pandemic, there will be no interview with the person that is involve with this topic. The data collected for this research is by observing the style of the performer's playing aurally and also by using the ProQuest or Google Scholar to gather more important notes. There are many useful techniques and exercises that has been discovered. The most important thing starts with the basic which is the correct placement of the embouchure and also the balance in blowing the air into the flute. There are also many exercises to practice in order to improve the low registers. The significance of this research will benefit the flutists on any level of learning.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Izahar, Izjuni Qistina
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Thesis advisor
Umar Rauf, Rita Mardhatillah
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music > Instrumental music
M Music and Books on Music > MT Musical instruction and study > Music theory
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Music
Programme: Bachelor of Music Performance (Hons)
Keywords: Improve tones, lower register, style of performer's
Date: 2022
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