$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
INTRODUCTION
VOLUME 1
THE PARTS OF THE FLUTE
BREATHING
FORMING THE EMBOUCHURE
Producing a Sound
SET-UP AND ASSEMBLY
The Left Hand
Time Signatures
The Note G
Important Tip---Hyperventilation
Rhythm Review
The Note A
CONCLUSION
The Note High F
LEARNING MORE NOTES
The Note C
The Note D
The Note E
Ties
The Right Hand
Important Tips for a Good Hand Position
CORRECT POSTURE
BASIC MUSIC THEORY
The Staff and Clef
Music Notation
Notes
Note Names
Measures and Bar Lines
Note Values
Rest Values
Ledger Lines
Accidentals
Key Signatures
PRODUCING THE FIRST NOTES
The Note F
Tempo Markings
WARMING UP
PLAYING WITH SUPPORT
Helpful Tip---Hiss!
TUNING
Important Tips
VIBRATO
Important Tips
ADDENDUM: HALF STEPS AND WHOLE STEPS
The Chromatic Scale
FLUTE FINGERING CHART
CONTENTS
HOLDING THE INSTRUMENT
VOLUME 2
Dots
Multiple-Measure Rests
Articulations
Dynamics
The Road Map
An Octave
F Major Scale
More About Rhythm
Three Songs with F, G, and A
CARE & MAINTENANCE
Taking the Flute Apart
Swab the Inside
The Note B-Flat
TONGUING