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Grey E. Larsen: Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox: Tin Whistle

Instrumental Work | Sheet Music and Books

COMPOSER: Grey E. Larsen
PUBLISHER: Mel Bay Publications
PRODUCT FORMAT: Instrumental Work
All the tools the beginner, novice, and intermediate Tin Whistle player needs in order to progress to a high level of competence in Irish music. Includes an 'Orientation to Traditional Irish Music', which puts the music incontext, with information on scales and modes, dance tune types, the
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Composer Grey E. Larsen
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
Instrumentation Tin Whistle
Product Format Instrumental Work
Description Product Type Book and Audio Online
Year of Publication 2015
Style Irish
ISBN 9780786687596
No. MB99129M
Number of pages 192
Description

All the tools the beginner, novice, and intermediate Tin Whistle player needs in order to progress to a high level of competence in Irish music. Includes an 'Orientation to Traditional Irish Music', which puts the music incontext, with information on scales and modes, dance tune types, the historical roots of Whistle playing, and advice for learning by ear. The book is full of thorough instruction, exercises, and musical examples: from holding,fingering, breathing, and blowing, up to advanced ornamentation, phrasing, and variations. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method. Alsoincludes history and theory of traditional Irish Tin Whistle music. For those who don't read music, almost all the exercises and examples appear on the companion audio. Audio download available online.

Song List
  • 1. Acknowledgements and Credits ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 2. Also by Grey Larsen ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 3. Appendix A: Fingering Chart ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 4. Appendix B: Contents of the Companion CD ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 5. CHAPTER 1: Orientation to Traditional Irish Music for Tin Whistle Players ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 6. CHAPTER 10: Long Rolls ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 7. CHAPTER 11: Short Rolls ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 8. CHAPTER 12: Tonguing ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 9. CHAPTER 13: Musical Breathing ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 10. CHAPTER 14: The Language Analogy Revisited ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 11. "CHAPTER 15: Practice Revisited, and Some Thoughts on ""Muscle Memory"" ÿÿÿÿÿ"
  • 12. CHAPTER 2: A Brief Look into the History and Development of the Tin Whistle ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 13. CHAPTER 3: Holding and Blowing the Tin Whistle ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 14. CHAPTER 4: On Practice ÿÿÿÿÿ
  • 15. CHAPTER 5: Getting Comfortable with Fingering ÿÿÿÿÿ
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