Complete Irish Flute Book (Book + Online Audio)
96332M
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
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.
Complete Irish Flute Book

Historical Notes.................................................................................................................................. 4-8

Fundamentals................................................................................................................................... 9-10

Hand Position............................................................................................................................ 9

Finger Position............................................................................................................................ 9

Embouchure............................................................................................................................. 10

Breath Support........................................................................................................................ 10

Ill.       Irish Music....................................................................................................................................... 11-18

Jigs........................................................................................................................................ 12-14

Hornpipe................................................................................................................................... 15

Reel............................................................................................................................................ 16

Set Dance............................................................................................................................ 17-18

IV.       Performance Practice.................................................................................................................... 19-24

Tempo....................................................................................................................................... 20

Rhythm..................................................................................................................................... 20

Phrasing............................................................................................................................... 20-22

Breath Support................................................................................................................... 23-24

Ornamentation................................................................................................................ 25-127

Slide.......................................................................................................................... 26-28

Cut.................................................................................................................................. 29

Cuts (Fingering Chart).......................................................................................... 30-31

Cuts Between Two Notes of the Same Pitch (Fingering Chart).................... 32-36

Pieces for Study of Cuts....................................................................................... 37-47

Double Grace Notes.................................................................................................... 48

Scale Practice for Double Grace Notes............................................................. 48-52

Pieces for Study of Double Grace Notes........................................................... 53-59

Triple Grace Notes................................................................................................. 60-61

Triplets..................................................................................................................... 62-66

Rolls....................................................................................................................... 67-125

Short Roll.......................................................................................................... 67

Short Roll Fingerings....................................................................... 68-70

Short Roll Exercises......................................................................... 71-76

Pieces for Study of Short Rolls..................................................... 77-99

Long Roll........................................................................................................ 100

Long Roll Fingerings................................................................... 101-103

Long Roll Exercises.................................................................... 104-107

Pieces for Study of Long Rolls................................................. 108-125

Cran..................................................................................................................... 126-127

Process of Variation..................................................................................................... 128-130

Styles............................................................................................................................... 131-133

v.      Slow Airs and Songs................................................................................................................... 134-142

Vibrato..................................................................................................................................... 134

Diaphragmatic Vibrato............................................................................................. 135

Fingered Vibrato........................................................................................................ 136

Pieces for Study and Practice.................................................................................................. 143-163

Piano Accompaniments............................................................................................... 164-179

Fingering Charts......................................................................................................................... 180-188

Indexes......................................................................................................................................... 189-192

 
Series: Complete
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