Mel Bay's First Lessons Flute is an easy method for beginning players of all ages. From the first tones to a full two-octave chromatic scale, this book, CD, and DVD will introduce the beginner progressively to the foundations of flute playing and musicianship. Proper assembly, playing position, and embouchure formation are carefully introduced along with simple songs and rudiments of music. Beginning players are taught a set of basic skills from which they can build performance technique. Lively rhythmic backgrounds on the accompanying CD will generate student interest from the very beginning. Practice loops will encourage students to learn through repetition. The First Lessons CD and DVD are perfect for use with group lessons and for energizing practice sessions from start to finish. Latin and jazz accompaniments make even the simplest exercises an enjoyable musical experience. • Easy method for beginning players. • Progressive, step-by-step introduction to fundamentals. • Lively play-along CD and DVD. DVD 258.13 minutes.