Flute For Dummies

Author: Karen Evans Moratz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470595795

Category: Music

Page: 384

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An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you. Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing a solo, in a variety of musical styles. Readers will learn how to play, step-by-step – from the correct angle for blowing into the mouthpiece and controlling pitch, to proper breathing, creating vibrato, and much more The book's accompany CD allows readers to play what they are learning, and listen to the accompanying track to see if they're getting it right Karen Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Artist in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University Easy-to-understand methods and instructions make learning to play this beautiful instrument as simple and straightforward as possible!
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Fun with the Pan Flute

Author: D. KRISTOPHER FAUBION

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1610654900

Category: Music

Page: 40

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An easy-to-understand beginner's approach to pan flute or pan pipe. the pan flute is a set of vertical pipes, stopped at the bottom, played by blowing across the top in a manner similar to playing flute. the approach in this book is directed toward the beginning player, but also is designed to allow more advanced players to expand their technique. It includes 79 folk tunes from many nations, classical melodies and carols, a short introduction to the development of the instrument, basic to tone bending. Requires a range of 14 pipes in the key of C major, starting from G.
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Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle

Author: GREY E. LARSEN

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1610658892

Category: Music

Page: 480

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For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before. Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by these important Irish flute and tin whistle players: John McKenna,Tom Morrison, William Cummins, Séamus Ennis, Willie Clancy, Paddy Taylor, Paddy Carty, Grey Larsen, Josie McDermott, Matt Molloy, Cathal McConnell, Mary Bergin, Donncha Ó Briain (Denis O'Brien), Desi Wilkinson, Breda Smyth, Seán Ryan, Conal Ó Gráda, Micho Russel, Joanie Madden, Kevin Crawford, Catherine McEvoy, and Seamus Egan. for those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes appear on the two companion CDs. Grey has, through his research, patience, and diligence, completed a work on Irish flute and tin whistle that I feel is essential reading for anybody interested in getting it right. - Matt Molloy, Irish Flute player with the Chieftains.
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The Flute Book

A Complete Guide for Students and Performers

Author: Nancy Toff

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195373081

Category: Music

Page: 538

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Teachers and flutists at all levels have praised this book, a unique one-stop guide to the flute and its music. The book is organized into four main parts-The Instrument, Performance, The Music, and Repertoire Catalog-and in this Third Edition, Toff has updated the book to reflect technological advancements, new scholarship on baroque flutes; recent developments like those of the contrabass flute; consumers' purchase prices for flutes; and an updated repertoire catalog, index, and appendices.
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10 Easy Jazz Duets

For Flute, Guitar, Violin, Vibraphone, Piano

Author: John La Porta,Greg (COP) Nielsen

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780769233338

Category: Music

Page: 23

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10 Easy Jazz Duets, written by John La Porta with Greg Nielsen, contains jazz duets in a variety of styles. This unique book is compatible for performance with all instruments and is published with a CD of hip rhythm section backgrounds. In addition, the duets can be performed with a live rhythm section using the chord symbols provided in the C and Bass Clef editions. Not only is the book great for individual jazz practice for improvisation, articulation and phrasing, but it provides interaction with another musician or group with no limitation on the instrumentation. The duets are also very useful to the educator who may find it difficult to get a full band together.
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150 Gems of Irish Music for Flute

Author: GREY E. LARSEN

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1619114151

Category: Music

Page: 132

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Grey Larsen, in the 150 Gems collections, has given us a most welcome follow-up to his encyclopedic volume, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle (Mel Bay Publications, 2003) and The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Mel BayPublications, 2004). The Gems feature not only meticulously-selected tunes, but represent the first major offerings that use Larsen's innovative system of notating Irish ornamentation. These books and online audio will help players gain a deeper understanding of the Irish musical tradition as well as provide new material to enhance the experience of the solo player and Irish session participant alike. Includes access to online audio.
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Flute Magic, Third Edition

Author: TIM CRAWFORD

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1609743466

Category: Music

Page: 176

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This book contains 20 chapters addressing everything from the origin and design of the Native American flute to a method for learning to play the instrument and read its music. Together with the fingering exercises presented in eight lessons, a number of tunes are included for both the five and six-hole Native American flute. Old standards, indigenous music, and original compositions are presented, meeting the needs of beginning to advanced players. This useful and practical guide to the Native American flute is suitable for either individual or classroom instruction.
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Stone Soup: A Mini-Musical for Unison Voices (Kit), Book & CD

Author: Sally Albrecht,Jay Althouse

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739036785

Category: Music

Page: 40

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Here's a secret recipe for success: five easy-to-learn songs, four short scenes, and a famous folk tale. Result? A musically nutritious, no-fuss performance for elementary-aged performers! When a group of weary travelers creates a delicious meal from some unexpected ingredients, the gloomy citizens of Old Town ask, "Who ever heard of soup from a stone?" Teach your students that "the greatest gift is to share" with this character-building mini-musical. Appropriate all year long.
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Absolute Beginners Flute

Author: Ned Bennett

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9781849389174

Category: Music

Page: 40

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(Music Sales America). Absolute Beginners: Flute uses step-by-step pictures to take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track! Absolute Beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the first time you play your flute. In one great book you get: A look-and-learn course that uses clear pictures instead of long explanations; Practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know to get you playing, fast!; CD audio tracks to show you how things should sound; Full-length accompaniment tracks to play along with; and more.
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The Native American Flute

Understanding the Gift

Author: John Vames

Publisher: molly moon arts & Publishing

ISBN: 9780974048628

Category: Education

Page: 94

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A comprehensive interactive guide for learning to play Native American Flute. 104 pages with all instruction demonstrated on the 39 track companion CD
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