First Lessons Native American Flute: How to Sit on a Rock (Book + Online Audio)
How to Sit on a Rock
New owners of the Native American Flute are often told to go "sit on a rock" and teach themselves how to play. Through eight lessons introducing the technique and theory of both the outer and inner "game" of Native American Flute improvisation, players of all levels learn to express the music growing inside themselves. The exercises in this volume are presented in fingering diagrams and Nakai TAB-an easy-to-learn derivative of standard music notation most commonly used for Native American Flute. Includes ac ...more
Product Number:
22195M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
60
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9004-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-9004-6
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/29/2015
New owners of the Native American Flute are often told to go "sit on a rock" and teach themselves how to play. Through eight lessons introducing the technique and theory of both the outer and inner "game" of Native American Flute improvisation, players of all levels learn to express the music growing inside themselves. The exercises in this volume are presented in fingering diagrams and Nakai TAB-an easy-to-learn derivative of standard music notation most commonly used for Native American Flute. Includes access to online audio.

Hands – placement of fingers, playing position, Sqeaks and Squawks,
Breath and Tone – How to breathe deeply and Vibrato
The Talking Flute – Articulation, Dynamics,
Time – Initiation and Practice
The Center – Scale or Moe, Key Ideas, Modes and Drones, Nakai Tab and Octaves
Adding to the Whole: There are no wrong notes! -Alternate fingerings
Silence
The Heart
Appendix: Flute Anatomy, Care, and Troubleshooting
A Word from the Illustrator
Afterword: My Flute Story

 
Series: First Lessons
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