Gallay Study No. 2 - Trailer

ARTICULATION STUDY from OP. 13, No. 2 – Jacques-François Gallay (1795-1864)


Legato single articulation where, apart from a very gentle attack for each note, the motion should be seamless is yet another challenging area of flute playing and indeed general musicianship on the instrument. The tongue needs to be operated in a very specific and precise manner. Too much energy transmitted through the tongue will lead to gaps and audible silences between notes as it effectively stops the air flow. Too little energy and the attack simply becomes……