Abracadabra Flute: The Way To Learn Through Songs and Tunes
2 CDs included – performance and backing tracks
Abracadabra Flute leads the beginner from the earliest stages to competence throughout the basic range of the instrument. The blend of musical styles provides material which is inviting and accessible, and yet covers each aspect of technique. Without sacrificing musical interest, a careful rhythmic grading has been achieved to encourage genuine reading of note-values from the start.
Teaching notes have been kept as concise as possible; no text can replace a good teacher. Markings of articulation and expression are explained and, where stylistically appropriate, tempo markings are introduced.
Many specially written warm ups are included to give extra help where new notes are introduced and at tricky corners.
This edition includes two CDs. All the solos are demonstrated on flute, with accompaniments arranged in a variety of styles and instrumentations. For all pieces apart from warm-ups, a backing track follows straight after each performance track. Track lists are given on the inside back cover.
Suo-Gan *The Old Shepherd
Au Clair de la Lune *Spring Time
Clown Dance *Rigadoon
Fais Do Do *Folk Song
Apples and Pears *The Nightingale
Little John *Merrily
Hot Cross Buns *Pease Pudding
Roses from the South*A Tisket A Tasket
Mockingbird Song *Annie’s Song
Holly and the Ivy *Mr Frogs Wedding
Away in a Manger *Johnny Todd
God Save The Queen *Ye Banks and Brae
Thank U Very Much *Morningtown Ride
Scarborough Fair *Shepherds Hey
Old MacDonald *Waiting
Fishermen’s Song *Chimes at Night
Kokaburra *Quem pastores
Love Song *Dublin Bay
Barcarolle *Morning Has Broken
Rakes of Mallow *O Mio Babbino Caro
Plaisir d’Amour *Deck the Hall
O Little One Sweet *Greensleeves
Where is Love *Minka
Brother James Air *Little Brown Jug
….and Approx 60 more titles!