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The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle

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Product description

Published in 2003 by Mel Bay.

A book suitable for the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute. Published in the USA this is a very clear guide on how to play Irish music. Includes two CDs so the student can hear what the music should sound like.

Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques not previously described. Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by important Irish flute and tin whistle players. For those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes appear on the two companion CDs.


This is in very good condition, with minor marks to card covers. Ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about Irish music.

Item details

Added value:
An invaluable teaching aid
Author(s):
Grey Larsen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.9cm by 30cm by 2.5cm. 1270g
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0786649429
ISBN-13:
9780786649426
Number of pages:
480
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications,U.S.
Title:
The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle

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Published in 2003 by Mel Bay.

A book suitable for the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute. Published in the USA this is a very clear guide on how to play Irish music. Includes two CDs so the student can hear what the music should sound like.

Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques not previously described. Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by important Irish flute and tin whistle players. For those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes appear on the two companion CDs.


This is in very good condition, with minor marks to card covers. Ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about Irish music.

Added value:
An invaluable teaching aid
Author(s):
Grey Larsen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.9cm by 30cm by 2.5cm. 1270g
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0786649429
ISBN-13:
9780786649426
Number of pages:
480
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications,U.S.
Title:
The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle

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