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Practice Books for the Flute – Omnibus Edition (Books 1-6) (Flute Only)






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Trevor Wye’s famous Practice books for the flute are invaluable to players of every grade, and have received world-wide acclaim. This Omnibus edition contains Practice Books 1-6, which includes Tone; Technique; Articulation; Intonation and Vibrato; Breathing and Scales; and Advanced Practice. Each book concentrates on individual areas of flute technique in concise detail. Together, the series forms a complete reference to the technical difficulties of the instrument and how to practice. Trevor Wye studied with Geoffrey Gilbert, and most notably the celebrated Marcel Moyse.

Spiralbound Book

This edition does NOT include the CD!


Book 1 – Tone:
* Tone Exercises: Harmonics, Low Register, Middle Register, and High Register
* Problem Notes
* Advanced Tone Color
* Breath Control
* Flexibility
* Pitch Control
* Examples

Book 2 – Technique:
* Technique: Daily Exercises I, Scale Exercises, Daily Exercises II, Machiavellian Exercises I, Machiavellian Exercises II
* Relaxing
* Trills
* Sequences
* Examples

Book 3 – Articulation:
* Slurs
* Single Tonguing
* Double Tonguing
* Triple Tonguing
* The E flat problem
* Nerves
* Examples

Book 4 – Intonation & Vibrato
* Forward
* The chord of nature
* Scales – Equal Tempered and Just Scales
* Flute Harmonics
* Difference Tones
* Trios for Two Flutes
* The Flute Scale
* Perfect Pitch
* Tuning Up
* Vibrato
* 24 Studies for Intonation
* Examples of Intonation Problems in Orchestral Works

Book 5 – Breathing and Scales
* Preface
* Breathing: and your body, and ‘lungevity’, and musical phrasing
* Expressive Scales and Arpeggios
* Technical Scales and Arpeggios
* Scales in Thirds and Broken Arpeggios
* Improvisation
* Playing from Memory

Book 6 – Advanced Practice
* Tone: quality and colour, embouchure, warming up
* Posture: Body and hand positions
* Finger Technique: Moyse Technical Mastery, Advanced Daily Exercises, 26 digital exercises, Rapid scales and arpeggios
* Articulation: Tonguing between the lips
* The Top Register: Playing softly, Technique, Sharpness in the top register, Special fingerings, A Trill Chart, Fourth Octave Exercises
* Breathing: Circular breathing
* Intonation: Expressive intonation


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