Title
Complete Irish Flute Book
Instrumentation
flute, audio access
Publisher
Mel Bay Publications
Grade
2
Product Code
39B2196332BCD

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. The companion audio download available online contains 26 of the 101 tunes from the book.

 

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