The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle
- Editor's Choice
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
This is a publication which really does live up to its title. A cross between a manual and a tutor this weighty tome has 458 pages packed full of instruction, photos, diagrams and musical examples. The chapters include sections on the various instruments, ornamentation, studies and 'Great Performances Transcribed', each one encompassing a great deal of informations. Breathing, posture and blowing are all illustrated, modes are covered in great detail, and such things as Rolls and Cranns are comprehesively analysed. There's even a detailed description of the various instruments on the front cover. In short, if it's not in this book it's probably not worth bothering with.
Item DetailsCategory: Flute Reference Books
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc
Publisher's reference: MLB98214M
Our Stock Code: 1025514
Media Type: Paperback; includes accompaniment Digital Download