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How To Whistle Register

How To Whistle Register

Whistling a musical piece involves octaves and finding the right range for you. This is your guide for that whistle register.

Hello there, I'm David Morris. In 2003, I went to America and I won the title World Champion Whistler, and I'm here today to hopefully help you improve your whistling. How to whistle register.

It's very important to have a comfortable register or range. You don't want to be whistling too high or too low. My personal register or range is about two and a half octaves which I find is adequate to perform most pieces and if you are comfortable with that, to find your ideal range, you need to practice scales.

We cover this on a film on afterwards, the scale. So, don't go too high. For example, that's about the top.

I don't want to go any higher than that at all or try to go near higher than that, otherwise it's going to impair my quality of sound. This then applies in the lower range. That's the bottom of my range, so like I said, I'm bearing two and a half octaves so it's adequate to cover the pieces which I want to perform.

It's very important when you're a acquiring a repertoire, you want a new piece for example in a repertoire, it might be a flute piece originally or a violin piece. It's very important that you get the right range or register. You don't want to be forcing the sound too high or forcing the sound too low.

It's really important that you get the right comfortable register which suits you. So, once you've found your ideal register, then, work within that register. Don't try and go too high or too low, keep within it.

For example, that's within my range and that's how to whistle register.