Written in easy-to-read short chapters, 6 WEEKS TO FINALS is a clearly organized system for flutists to prepare and train musically and mentally for auditions. Sharon Sparrow, a flutist in the Detroit Symphony, has taken countless auditions herself, understands the rigors of preparation and the state of mind necessary for success. This textbook guides flutists through the all-important process behind a successful audition.
This book describes the basic skills necessary to play the flutes. It covers the methods for holding the flute, producing a sound, playing the lower and upper registers, single, double and triple tonguing, staccato notes, changing octaves, half tones, and complete fingering charts for all models of Hall Crystal Flutes. The CD plays the songs in the book and includes additional instruction.
48 Flute etudes in all keys, selected and introduced by Mary Karen Clardy. Selections in Volume II challenge both musical and technical development of the advanced flutist, with expansion of range, virtuosity, and the artistry necessary for mastery of the etudes.
Piccoloist Nicola Mazzanti is celebrated around the world as a foremost performer, teacher and guest clinician. Mazzanti's lectures and workshops are known for his daily exercises for piccolo players, and this Mazzanti Method brings together his comprehensive collection of studies. The method is in three parts: I. Sound, II. Scales and Exercises and III. Melodies, Opera and Lieder.
A complete book of sensitive and alternate fingerings, with full explanations and musical examples. This book also contains a full analysis of the flute structure and how the different tone holes and keys affect all the notes we play. Ervin Monroe includes many anecdotes from his forty years of orchestral playing. Excellent graphics, easy to read. This book is a must!
This volume contains an array of studies for flute including: *Chromatic exercises *Scales by tones *Chords on the augmented 5th & diminished 7th *Exercises of scales, 3rds, 4ths, etc. *Broken arpeggios *Octaves There are a few pages of preliminary notes printed in English, French, German, & Japanese.