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Author Moratz, Karen Evans.

Title Flute for dummies / by Karen Evans Moratz
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages) : illustrations, music
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Contents Flute FOR Dummies®; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I: A Prelude to Flute Playing; Chapter 1: So You Want to Play the Flute; Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Flute; Chapter 3: Choosing Your Instrument; Chapter 4: Understanding Music Notation; Part II: Playing the Flute: Just Wiggle Your Fingers and Blow!; Chapter 5: Getting Down to Basics: Before You Begin; Chapter 6: Making Flute Sounds; Chapter 7: Putting It All Together: The Flute and You; Chapter 8: Playing Your First Notes; Chapter 9: Higher, Lower, and in Between: More Advanced Notes
Chapter 10: Between the Notes: Slurring and TonguingChapter 11: Getting Up to the Second Octave; Part III: Above and Beyond: Essential Intermediate Techniques; Chapter 12: Making That Elusive Big, Beautiful Sound; Chapter 13: Adding Vibrato: You Want Fries with That Shake?; Chapter 14: High Flutin': Making the Top Notes Sing; Chapter 15: Controlling Pitch: Do You Need a Tuneup?; Chapter 16: Faster Tonguing and Getting Your Trills; Part IV: Dar
Summary An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute. Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you. Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing a solo, in a variety of musical styles.: Readers will learn how to play, step-by-step €" from the correct angle for blowing into the mouthpiece and controlling pitch, to proper breathing, creating vibrato, and much more; The book's accompany CD a
Notes Print version record
Subject Flute -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Woodwind instruments -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Programmed instructional materials.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470595795 (electronic bk.)
9780470595794 (electronic bk.)