Always wanted to play the flute? Or are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Either way, this 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.
Karen Evans Moratz
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Music & Dance
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Table Of Contents
Introduction. Part I: A Prelude to Flute Playing. Chapter 1: So You Want to Play the Flute. Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Flute. Chapter 3: Choosing Your Instrument. Chapter 4: Understanding Music Notation. Part II: Playing the Flute: Just Wiggle Your Fingers and Blow! Chapter 5: Getting Down to Basics: Before You Begin. Chapter 6: Making Flute Sounds. Chapter 7: Putting It All Together: The Flute and You. Chapter 8: Playing Your First Notes. Chapter 9: Higher, Lower, and in Between: More Advanced Notes. Chapter 10: Between the Notes: Slurring and Tonguing. Chapter 11: Getting Up to the Second Octave. Part III: Above and Beyond: Essential Intermediate Techniques. Chapter 12: Making That Elusive Big, Beautiful Sound. Chapter 13: Adding Vibrato: You Want Fries with That Shake? Chapter 14: High Flutin': Making the Top Notes Sing. Chapter 15: Controlling Pitch: Do You Need a Tuneup? Chapter 16: Faster Tonguing and Getting Your Trills. Part IV: Darn Tootin': An Accompaniment to Your Growing Skills. Chapter 17: Revisiting the Practice Studio: Establishing a Routine. Chapter 18: Taking Your Playing to New Heights: Teachers, Ensembles, and Performances. Chapter 19: Repair and Maintenance: Taking Care of Your Instrument. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Don't Blow It! Ten Bad Habits to Avoid at All Costs. Chapter 21: Ten Flutists You Need to Hear. Chapter 22: Ten Different Types of Flutes. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Fingering Charts. Appendix B: About the CD. Index.
Karen Evans Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and Artist in Residence and Associate Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University. She is a founding member of the Greater Indianapolis Flute Club and of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.
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Suitable for those with little or no experience playing the flute, this guide and CD, helps you learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing a solo, in a variety of musical styles. It shows you how to play - from the correct angle for blowing into the mouthpiece and controlling pitch, to proper breathing.
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