Moratz, Karen Evans - Flute For Dummies
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 allows readers to play what they are learning, and listen to the accompanying track to see if they're getting it right
- Karen Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Artist in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University
Easy-to-understand methods and instructions make learning to play this beautiful instrument as simple and straightforward as possible!
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.