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21:18 Aug 15, 2006
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music / kantele
Finnish term or phrase: lisähuiluäänimerkit
lisähuiluäänimerkit 15 € / rivi


The English version of their website says "Additional flageolet marks", but I'm not sure if flageolet marks is a correct term. I've never seen it used anywhere and am unsure what it means.
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Local time: 15:52

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4additional flageolet-note marks
Jari Vesterinen



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additional flageolet-note marks

The flageolet-notes are sounds that can be generated by gently touching the string as it is "plucked" or played. Depending on what spot of the string is touched, sounds of different pitch can be generated. The "additional marks" referred to are likely templates that are placed underneath the strings, indicating where to touch to get a particular pitch.

Note added at 14 hrs (2006-08-16 11:31:48 GMT)

These "flute notes", as they are more commonly called, are used in guitar tuning and playing as well. The most common flute notes are played when the string is touched on the 5th, 7th, and 12th fret (NOT pressed, just lightly touched). On electric guitars you can generate these notes more easily, and are used in guitar playing as well (my favorite example of this is on "La Villa Strangiato" by Rush...) .

To specify, I would translate the line as


I think that this would be the most descriptive phrase.

Jari Vesterinen
Local time: 23:52
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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