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Essential Guide To Irish Flute And Tin Whistle

Instrumental Tutor | Tuition

COMPOSER: Grey Larsen
PUBLISHER: Mel Bay Publications
PRODUCT FORMAT: Instrumental Tutor
For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish Flute, Tin Whistle, or Boehm-system Flute. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method,exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before. Also
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Composer Grey Larsen
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
Instrumentation Tin Whistle
Product Format Instrumental Tutor
Description Product Type Book and Audio Online
Year of Publication 2015
Style Irish
ISBN 9780786686834
No. MB98214M
Number of pages 480
Text language English
Description

For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish Flute, Tin Whistle, or Boehm-system Flute. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method,exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before.

Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system Flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditionalIrish Flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by these important Irish Flute and Tin Whistle players: John McKenna ,Tom Morrison, William Cummins, Willie Clancy, Paddy Taylor, Paddy Carty, GreyLarsen, Josie McDermott, Matt Molloy, Cathal McConnell, Mary Bergin, Desi Wilkinson, Breda Smyth, Micho Russel, Joanie Madden, Kevin Crawford, Catherine McEvoy, and Seamus Egan.

For those who don't read music, almost all theexercises, examples and tunes appear on the audio download available online.

'Grey has, through his research, patience, and diligence, completed a work on Irish Flute and Tin Whistle that I feel is essential reading foranybody interested in getting it right.' - Matt Molloy, Irish Flute player with the Chieftains

Song List
  • 1. Dedication
  • 2. Epigraph
  • 3. Foreword by Gearoid O hAllmhurain, Ph. D.
  • 4. PREFACE
  • 5. Acknowledgements and Credits
  • 6. introduction
  • 7. SECTION 1: First Matters
  • 8. CHAPTER 1: Orientation to Traditional Irish Music on the Flute and Tin Whistle
  • 9. CHAPTER 2: The Language Analogy
  • 10. SECTION 2: The Instruments
  • 11. CHAPTER 3: The Irish or Simple System-Flute and the Modern Flute
  • 12. CHAPTER 4: The Tin Whistle
  • 13. CHAPTER 5: Holding and Blowing the Tin Whistle
  • 14. CHAPTER 6: Holding and Blowing the Flute
  • 15. SECTION 3: Ornamentation
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