Complete Irish Flute Book (Book + Online Audio)
While the wooden simple-system flute is traditionally used in playing Irish music, a growing number of folk players have adopted the silver flute as a viable alternative. Here for the first time, The Complete Irish Flute Book presents the silver or Boehm flutist with a method for learning authentic Irish ornamentation! This thorough guide provides detailed fingering charts, exercises, and technical essays for learning to execute ornaments in the in the Irish style. Through a wealth of hornpipes, reels, jigs ...more
Product Number:
96332M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
192
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8876-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-8876-0
Series:
Complete
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/6/2016
While the wooden simple-system flute is traditionally used in playing Irish music, a growing number of folk players have adopted the silver flute as a viable alternative. Here for the first time, The Complete Irish Flute Book presents the silver or Boehm flutist with a method for learning authentic Irish ornamentation! This thorough guide provides detailed fingering charts, exercises, and technical essays for learning to execute ornaments in the in the Irish style. Through a wealth of hornpipes, reels, jigs, set dances, and slow airs and songs. This book focuses not only on musical accuracy, but stylistic authenticity as well. Includes access to online audio containing 26 of the 101 tunes from the book.

Historical Notes
Fundamentals
 Hand Position
 Finger Position
 Embouchure
 Breath Support
Irish Music
 Jigs

The Angry Peeler

Banish Misfortune

The Banks of Lough Gowna

Come Along with Me

The Connachtman’s Rambles

Fasten the Leg in Her

The Foot of the Mountain

Galway Tom

Grandfather’s Pet

Jack of All Trades

Jackson’s Bottle of Brandy

The Jolly Corkonian

Julia McMahon

Long John’s Wedding

Merry Mary

Miss Grant’s Jig

The Rambler from Clare

The Red Haired Boy

Shandon Bells

Wellington’s Advance

The Woeful Widow

Young Francis Mooney

Single Jigs

Behind the Bush in the Garden

The Humours of Ballinafauna

The Lovely Lad

The Shady Lane

Slip or Hop Jigs

Comb Your Hair and Curl It

Dublin streets

The Rakes of Westmeath

Roudledum

Tipperary Hills

Polka

My Love She’s But a Lassie Yet
 Hornpipe

Cronin’s Rambles

Dick Sand’s Hornpipe

The Drunken sailor

Early in the Morning

Fair and Forty

Galway Bay

The Grove’s Hornpipe

Hick’s Hornpipe

Humphrey’s Hornpipe

Miss Brown’s Fancy

Tim the Turncoat

To the Men at Sea

 Reel

The Avanmore

The Blackberry Blossom

The Bloom of Youth

The Boys of Cappoquin

The Bucks of Oranmore

The Callan Lasses

Captain Kelly’s Reel

Clancy’s Fancy Reel

A Cloudy Morning

Coming Over the Hills

Dogs Among the Bushes

The Dublin Lasses

The Ewe Reel

The Flower of the Flock

The Green Jacket

The Greenlefe Inn

The Happy Days of Youth

Johnny’s Wedding

The Jolly Seven

The Jug of Punch

Leaves of Three

The Magpie’s Neal

The Maid at the Churn

The Maid in the Cherry Tree

Maids Aplenty

The Mason’s Apron

The Mills are Grinding

The Miltown Maid

The Morning Star

The New Demesne

Nora O’Neill

The Old Grey Gander

O’Reilly’s Greyhound

Over the Moor to Maggie

The Peeler’s Jacket

Peggy on the Settle

The Pigeon on the Gate

The Rose in the Garden

The Ships are Sailing

The Steam Packet

The Strawberry Blossom

The Swallow’s Tail

Take Your Choice

Touch Me if you Dare

The Western Lasses

Your Mother’s Fair Pet


 Set Dance

The Blackbird

The Job of Journey Work

King of the Fairies


Performance Practice
 Tempo
 Rhythm
 Phrasing
 Breath Support
 Ornamentation
                Slide
                Cut
                Cuts (Fingering Chart)
                Cuts Between Two Notes of the Same Pitch (Fingering Chart)
                Pieces for Study of Cuts
                Double Grace Notes
                Scale Practice for Double Grace Notes
                Pieces for Study of Double Grace Notes
                Triple Grace Notes
                Triplets
                Rolls
                                Short Rolls
                                                Short Roll Fingerings
                                                Short Roll Exercises
                                                Pieces for Study of Short Rolls
                                Long Roll
                                                Long Roll Fingerings 
                                                Long Roll Exercises
                                                Pieces for Study of Long Rolls
                Cran
                Process of Variation
                Styles
  Slow Airs and Songs

General Monroe’s Lamentation

Light from Ennistimon

Little Heathy Hill

Lord Mayo

Sloan’s Lamentation

Twas on a Winter’s Evening

The Winter it is Past

The Woods of Kilmurry


                Vibrato
                                Diaphgmatic Vibrato
                                Fingered Vibrato
                Pieces for Study and Practice
                                Piano Accompaniments
                Fingering Charts
                Indexes

 
Audio Sample
Series: Complete
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