Review 2021

December 2021Now we have reached the end of the year 2021. This time the review is worthy of its name.

Antiquarian Sheet musik

November 2021 I have been able to recognize that there is an increase in the difficulty to change position: when grip connections from "D" are involved.

October 2021

October 2021Okay! I took out the first plug. The “F” is now a real ring key. That means from now on: I must cover the key neatly with the fingertip.

First steps with the new flute

September 2021In the first lesson, the new flute is extensively tested by my teacher. She likes the warm sound (I could have bet on that) and is surprised by the smooth action. (How much more i...

Buying a flute

August 2021The flute purchase. My teacher is ill on the appointed day. I call both shops to tell them and postpone the appointment. Both advisors nevertheless encourage me to try out the instru...

When Krishna plays the flute

July 2021 I have the clear feeling that I must slowly realise the purchase of a new flute. The sound of my Yamaha student flute is making me increasingly dissatisfied.


June 2021At the moment I am taking flute lessons on a more regular basis. Due to the various lockdowns, no lessons were possible for a long period of time and I had the feeling that I wasn't re...

Playing two intruments?

May 2021I do want to buy a transverse flute! Well, it doesn't have to be a new model. But it should have ring keys and a silver headjoint. But I am not particulary interestet in the brand.

Lessons start again

April 2021A whole month without a Sunday morning walk to the oak tree. Either the weather is not suitable, it often rains or it's windy. Then again the compensatory time falls victim to the sta...

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March 2021I have devised a new, very rare Sunday morning ritual. After getting up, after doing my yoga exercises and meditation, before having breakfast, the transverse flute and I walk for abo...


February 2021To top off the craziness, (remember, we're in Corona times, so you're kindly forgiven for a lot of things), more L.I.P.s were made. (Lockdown insanity preventions). I stole the ter...

Light blue

January 2021Now that all of life is shutting down again, a lot of crazy thoughts are popping up. Should I buy a new flute, or a second-hand one of higher quality? I am very sympathetic to a flu...

No lessons

December 2020There are no more lessons from now on. Neither piano nor flute lessons. The numbers of people infected or ill with Corona and those in quarantine are increasing from week to week. ...


November 2020I take the flute to overhaul. The flute maker checked and cleaned it, oiled the hinges, replaced a pad and adjusted the tuning cork.

Practising in nature

October 2020I like the flute more each day. I practise my three notes. I've got into a fixed practising routine because of the piano lessons. I just miss it when I don't have time for it.

How it came about

September 2020I started taking piano lessons at the age of 54. It had been a life's dream to learn how to play the piano.Now I start to learn how to play a flute. This is the story of my first ...