(Woodwind Method). The classic scale and arpeggio studies of Gabriel Pares were adapted in the 1940s for like-instrument study by Rubank's Harvey Whistler, and are now the standard for elementary scale instruction. Presenting all the major keys up to four flats/sharps (and the relative minors), each unit also includes long tone and embouchure studies. Supplemental material includes comprehensive chromatic scales, fingering and speed studies, lip slurs (brass) and exercises to strengthen the upper register (woodwinds).
The Second Book of Practical Studies is designed to logically extend the techniques already presented in the First Book and also to introduce and develop new techniques and rhythms that will offer a challenge to the intermediate student. Through the use of slightly more difficult and more extended studies, it is hoped that the material included in this book may more fully develop general musicianship and more feeling for style and interpretation and thus act as a foundation for solo literature.
Expand the creative breadth of your soloing! The step-by-step exercises and explanations in this tried-and-true resource will help you develop your ear and improve your technique. You'll learn the intimate relationships between modes and chords, practicing licks and solos that grow out of their underlying harmonies and sound natural. Andy McGhee has taught at Berklee since 1966, before which he toured with Lionel Hampton and Woody Herman. He has taught thousands how to improvise.
Use this handy Flute Music Lesson Journal to set goals for learning the flute each week and keep track of progress. Goal-setting helps form good habits that make learning seem easy and natural. Flute teachers can use this stylish private lesson journal to help students stay on task with progressive goals, specific music assignments, and practice tracking. Flute students can use the pages to make a habit of practice on the flute. * Set goals and challenges for the week * Document the scales, exercises, and solos that are a vital part of learning how to play the flute * Set required practice time and check the results * Use the included staff paper for music theory exercises * Jot down musical ideas on included music staff paper You also get: * A space for motivational stickers on each page * Enough pages for one year of flute lessons Soon you'll be the best flute player that you can be!
This book presents a dozen timeless wedding themes from various sources arranged in idiomatic keys for flute or violin with tasteful piano accompaniment. Here, under one cover, is an outstanding selection of tunes to please the bride and keep the wedding musician booked for months in advance! A PDF of the piano accompaniment is available online.
Abracadabra spells 'excellent instrumental tutors' and the Abracadabra approach to learning through songs and tunes has set countless beginners on a clear path of progress and enjoyment with their chosen instrument. Now in a third edition, Abracadabra Woodwind has a fresh and contemporary new look and is fully updated.
This is a collection of 100 all time favorite hymns arranged for flute solo. Each solo has a written suggested chordal accompaniment so that a guitar or any chordal instrument can provide accompaniment. Where appropriate, capo chords are shown. The style of guitar accompaniment, fingerstyle or strum, is also indicated on each selection. The music in this book spans centuries and represents a wonderful assortment of solos which may be used as preludes or offertories throughout the various seasons in the church year.
(Music Sales America). This companion to Trevor Wye's series of practice books continues the explanation of playing techniques in greater detail. Topics covered include finding a teacher, practicing, auditioning, performing, repertoire and careers.