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  Breathing - Using Your Diaphragm - Vibrato Effect  

Breathing from your diaphragm is paramount to getting the most out of your Native American Flute playing experience. Below are some instructional sound clips to get you started.

1. How do I tell whether I am breathing from my diaphragm?

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2. What is the difference in sound when you play a note plainly versus playing a note using vibrato? 

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3. What does it sound like to "hold a note", using my diaphragm?

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4. What do slow vibrato and fast vibrato sound like?

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5. Here is an example of where to use vibrato in your phrasing.

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