$19.99
Ultimate Beginner Series: Flute Basics
By Elisabeth Rowe
Item: 00-39597
UPC: 038081447667
ISBN 10: 073909212X
ISBN 13: 9780739092125
PRICE: $19.99
Series: The Ultimate Beginner Series
Category: Woodwind - Flute Method or Collection
Format: Book & DVD
Instrument: Flute
Level: Beginner
The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians begin experiencing the fun of playing music in the simplest, most direct manner possible. This book and DVD set is perfect for beginning students, those changing from another instrument, or as a refresher course for players returning to the flute after many years. Your instructor cuts right to the simple concepts you need to begin playing. You will learn all the basics of holding the instrument, using your hands to finger notes, tuning your instrument, and reading music. The step-by-step explanations, photographs, diagrams of every concept, and the correlating DVD, make this book a must-have for anyone learning to play flute. When you are finished with this book and DVD, you will have the solid fundamentals needed to successfully play the flute.
TITLE COMPOSER
Taking the Flute Apart
Swab the Inside
The Note B-Flat
VOLUME 2
The Road Map
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
VOLUME 1
THE PARTS OF THE FLUTE
FORMING THE EMBOUCHURE
Producing a Sound
SET-UP AND ASSEMBLY
BASIC MUSIC THEORY
Music Notation
Notes
The Staff and Clef
The Note C
The Note D
The Note E
Important Tip---Hyperventilation
Rhythm Review
The Note A
Three Songs with F, G, and A
Measures and Bar Lines
Note Values
Rest Values
Time Signatures
HOLDING THE INSTRUMENT
The Right Hand
Important Tips for a Good Hand Position
CORRECT POSTURE
The Left Hand
Accidentals
Key Signatures
PRODUCING THE FIRST NOTES
The Note F
Ledger Lines
Tempo Markings
WARMING UP
PLAYING WITH SUPPORT
Helpful Tip---Hiss!
TONGUING
TUNING
Important Tips
VIBRATO
Important Tips
Dots
LEARNING MORE NOTES
CONCLUSION
ADDENDUM: HALF STEPS AND WHOLE STEPS
The Chromatic Scale
FLUTE FINGERING CHART
An Octave
F Major Scale
More About Rhythm
Ties
Multiple-Measure Rests
Articulations
Dynamics
BREATHING
The Note G
CARE & MAINTENANCE
The Note High F
Note Names