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Etudes/Methods/Studies

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  • Orchestral Excerpts for Piccolo

    Following the success of “Orchestral Excerpts for Flute,” Theodore Presser Company presents “Orchestral Excerpts for Piccolo.” 36 of the most common orchestral piccolo audition excerpts are represented with solo part, piano reduction, and practice and performance commentary from Jack Wellbaum, longtime piccoloist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and teacher at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

    $42.00
  • Orchestral Excerpts for the Flute, Volume 1

    Already a staple in flute pedagogy, former New York Philharmonic principal flutist Jeanne Baxtresser’s “Orchestral Excerpts for Flute” becomes even more essential with this edition containing edition containing over 50 of the most-requested audition pieces. For students at the Medium-Advanced through Advanced levels, this edition is packed with helpful tips and performance notes, additional errata, new and alternate fingerings, suggested tempi for all pieces, plus two updated, professional, principal flute audition lists. As required literature for more and more college courses, this is a must-have flute book for advanced players.

    $50.00
  • Orchestral Excerpts for the Flute, Volume 2

    Orchestral Excerpts for Flute with Piano Accompaniment has transformed the literature and become the standard excerpt book since its release in 1995. The original collection presents excerpts as you’ll see them on auditions and orchestra stands, enhanced with Baxtresser’s insightful commentaries on preparing each excerpt. Prefatory essays and piano accompaniments add further resources to best prepare for auditions and life as an orchestra player.

    Orchestral Excerpts for Flute, Volume 2 with Piano Accompaniment provides all the same features for thorough preparation of another 56 excerpts drawn from 27 works including Tchaikovsky ballets, Strauss tone poems, John Williams film scores, and a wealth of essential repertoire from Bach through Stravinsky.

    $45.00
  • Pattillo, Greg – Beatbox Flute Method Book, Volume 1

    Anyone can learn to beatbox on their flute, and this book was conceived to be a guide on that journey.  This book covers five elements: learning basic beatbox sounds, combining them with the flute, using combinations of beatbox sounds to create patterns to play over, establishing a means of building beatbox patterns for flute melodies, and creating melodies or phrases to play over existing beatbox beats.

    $27.95
  • Pattillo, Greg – Four Etudes for Beatbox Flute

    This book contains works that were transcribed specifically for students interested in learning how to beatbox on their flute. They are literal transcriptions of exactly what was played in Greg Pattillo’s YouTube videos.

    Transcriptions of four YouTube videos: Hotel Crazyness; Sunday Riffin; Piano, Flute, and Beatbox (requires piano); Badiniere (J.S. Bach Beatbox Flute)

    $19.95
  • Potter, Chris – Flute Aerobics (Scales)

    Flute Aerobics Scales gives advanced and professional flutists a fun and refreshing way to continue improving on their technical skills. It includes an extensive section on the chromatic scale, whole tone scale exercises, pentatonic scale patterns and the blues scale, as well as major and minor scale exercises.

    $12.95
  • Potter, Christine – Bass Flute Method

    The Bass Method of 50+ pages includes sections on tone development, improving breath control, setting up the curve, how to hold the bass up more comfortably, low flutes scales, etudes for tone and technique, alternate fingerings, recommended repertoire, performance aids, tips for purchasing a bass, and a link to a list of low flutes repair people among other useful information.

    $24.99
  • Sparks, Mark – Exploring Sound Volume 1 “Brahms Symphony No. 4”

    The Exploring Sound Series is devoted to the flutist’s development of artistic tone and phrasing through the playing of melodic passages from great orchestral works.

    $20.00
  • Sparks, Mark – Exploring Sound Volume 2 “Rachmaninoff Piano Concert No. 2”

    The Exploring Sound Series is devoted to the flutist’s development of artistic tone and phrasing through the playing of melodic passages from great orchestral works.

    $20.00
  • Sparks, Mark – Exploring Sound Volume 3 Brahms Symphony No. 1

    Melodies from Brahms 1 represent some of the finest, most iconic, and challenging passages in the orchestral repertoire. Play extended sections, or focus on the classic wind solos, including the great flute solo in all keys.

    $20.00
  • Sparks, Mark – Exploring Sound Volume 4 “Scheherazade”

    For sheer melodic beauty, Scheherazadeis practically unmatched in the orchestral repertoire.  Practicing these extraordinary and classic passages will take your tone to the next level, in a most enjoyable way.

    $30.00
  • Sparks, Mark – Orchestral Except Practice Book Vol. 4, Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony

    Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony is one of the most frequently performed in the world. Most orchestras will feature it on their audition lists, so you must be an expert at these flute excerpts.  This book will inspire creativity, and give you direction in your practice.

    $30.00

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