They are both traditional music books in a modern package digital content and audio. The flute scale book is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, as well as advanced exercises for professional players, including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to d4 and beyond. Most songbooks for native american flute utilize nakai notation, which will not work for standard musical notation. When it comes to technical exercises, theres really just one book that can be considered a must for all serious flutists.
The flute scale book flute resources fabulous flute. The flute scale book is a perfect guide for everyone who loves playing the flute from students learning in class to the expert flute players. Jen cluff practising the flute intermediate level practising how to practice flute canadian flutist and teacher. I love scales for flute by robert winn book sheet music for. After green scales are comfortable, tech scales should be started. Tone development through interpretation by marcel moyse.
She is a founding member of the greater indianapolis flute club and of the indianapolis baroque orchestra. A path to artistry, written by patricia george and phyllis avidan louke, includes the. A path to artistry is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales. Flute scale books london woodwind specialist just flutes. Flute exams consist of three pieces, scales and arpeggios, sightreading and aural tests. Full detail of the content of both books are in the flute scalebook page and flute studies book. Dont view scales as a burden on top of pieces that you are learning, but each scale is assisting you in playing your pieces better. Jul 15, 2011 the flute scale book is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, as well as advanced exercises for professional players, including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises. Honorable mention in the 2012 nfa newly published music competition the flute scale book.
A path to artistry by patricia george and phyllis avidan louke pub. Trevor wyes acclaimed practice books for the flute have now sold over one million copies and proved invaluable to players at every grade. The blues scale series instructional books for keyboards. These can be fun because you learn a scale and then play a scale etude immeidately afterward, using the scale you just learned. So, come and join me on beyond beginner flute, and continue your flute journey. Fabulous flute music company awardwinning publications. Once youve learned all the notes in a specific scale, set a long term goal to learn all the flat or sharp notes. And here is a full scale kit, with links to all free pdf flute scales. Not only does it show the key pairings but it also indicates by the position on the circle think clock how many flats or sharps are in the key signature and then how the key signature is set up on the staff. Notre dame college marching band woodwind technique. And hear your artistry light up every other piece of music youre playing. For the intermediate to advanced flute student, this book adds excitement and interest to augment the students typical scales, etudes, harmonics and classical pieces. London specialist music shop, selling a range of flute scale books.
Thank you raymond robinson for creating a much needed flute scalearpeggio book with audio files. Some teachers use scale books which layout the scales in easytomedium difficulty. How flute scales can transform your playing the flute coach. The books are designed so that students will be motivated to take home their books and learn new notes, rhythms, dynamics and articulations on their own in a simple and straightforward way. Comments are turned off autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a. Some creative ideas are offered for scales on my flute blog too. From pedagogues patricia george and phyllis avidan louke, the flute scale book is ideal for every flutist from student to professional levels. Not only are they important in music creation, but understanding them and mastering them as a musician is a lifelong learning process. The flute scale book is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, as well as advanced exercises for professional players, including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more. The metronome at various tempos is a great feature along with inspiring quotes from famous musicians. The majority of the progressions follow the circle of fourths a. The blues scale series instructional books for keyboards, sax, flute, guitar by musicianeducatorauthor andrew d. A path to artistry is outstanding one of the best and most useful fundamental technique books ever. Honorable mention in the 2012 nfa newly published music competition the flute scale book is ideal for every flutist from student to professional, and fulfills the teachers and performers dream list of scale studies.
It is much appreciated by a guy who sold all his flute books, and is now getting back into it. You can use the following scales to compose your own, unique pieces of music which can be played on native american flute. Notre dame college marching band woodwind technique book flute. Thank you raymond robinson for creating a much needed flute scale arpeggio book with audio files. May 24, 2016 trevor wye practice book for the flute. Ill teach you how to play a few scales, and ill introduce you to some beginner flute books. Scales exercises can be as simple as playing scales found in a beginners band book. Its comprehensive and flexible set of study plans includes scale studies, intervals, warmups, embouchure development.
Those that can play more than one scale take many years of strict discipline to master and may even require complicated cross fingerings, halfholes and even odd head movements to play more than four or five pitches. Arpeggios, broken chords and scales in thirds are three ways we can do this. The major scale is one of the diatonic scales, meaning that it is made up of five whole steps and two half steps. Part one of a basic flute technique book by herbertlindholm in pdf. Later you can experiment by taking all your other technique exercises and expanding them with dynamics. The flute scale book a path to artistry phyllis avidan louke patricia george on. Recorder scales and intervals practice sets for bass recorder and. Green scales should be played at slower tempi and then little by little the tempo should be increased. Jul 20, 2006 when the basic scales are fully learned, add one new scale every few days. And help yourself to a free flute scale and technique book part 1, part 2, part 3. Our music exams for flute consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales. One flute to rule them all most of the world flutes we encounter can only play one or two scales, some even limited to just a few pitches. Learn flute online youtube how to get a clear sound on the flute duration. The two books flute scales classical, jazz, etudes with audio and flute scale studies with audio are enhanced audio ebooks available on the ibooks store for iphone, ipad and mac computer.
In music theory, a major scale also known as ionian scale is made up of seven distinct notes, plus an eighth which duplicates the first one an octave higher. After your warm up exercises, i suggest practicing your scales. Apart from guiding learners on the flute, it exposes them to its performance as well as its repertoire. Scales is a great way to learn and apply the theory behind scales. One octave major and minor scales flute boltz bands concert c major 7. Ionian mode scales for flute major scales dorian mode scales for flute. In fact its really several books in one as it offers a detailed, musicallyaware approach to technique building and maintenance from beginner to advanced level. Trevor wye practice flute breathing scales abebooks. This book, the accompanying scale book to the ama flute 2000 method book, disproves the assumption of most students that practicing scales is boring. The flute scale book is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to d4 and. It also helps the students understand the tonal relationships within a musical work as well as improve his or her sight reading. I was looking for a comprehensive scale book and boy is this it. As an individual who played flute very well 40 years ago and decided to relearn, i have really appreciated a nonboring reintroduction to the usually boring art of playing scales.
Arpeggios or arpeggi, which is the correct plural of the italian term arpeggio are like scales, but only made up of the first, third and fifth notes of a scale. Trevor wyes practice books for the flute all five volumes together omnibus edition. This revised edition features updated diagrams, clearer musical notation and improved overall design. These are high reaching scales and perhaps the worlds. Rubank elementary method flute or piccolo rubank educational librarypaperback the flute scale book a path to artistryspiralbound rubank advanced method.
Im so grateful for all you do, and all of your wonderful advice, tips, and good teaching. Richard canters scale and rhythm chunks books are exactly what is wanted and needed according to dr. These books are designed for those who might want to learn to play specific songs on their flute. Flute embouchure 1 close your mouth so that your lips are together and make a line. The simplest scale, discussed below, is the starter scale which is fingering the same way, no matter what flute you play. Arpeggio is an italian word that means to play on a harp. Gordon shows how to use the major and relative minor blues scales as well as. Aug 15, 2014 for more hints, tips, and tricks for playing the flute really well, come see rebeccas large collection of flute lesson series that will take you stepbystep through learning how to play the. Trevor wye has also written a series of books that will walk you through all possible flute scales for exams. I got this book at the suggestion of a new flute teacher, who had studied with one of the authors. Once we know a scale we can modify how we play it by leaping from note to note.
Recorder scales and intervals exercises early music. Ive also had some success with the two flute, or flute and piano book by louis moyse that has scales followed by a lovely duet in that key, as a reward for having accomplished the scale. However, there are more advanced music books available that offer more indepth scales exercises involving scales, modes, arpeggios, thirds, fourths, fifths etc. How to play the c major scale and arpeggio on the flute. Aeolian mode scales for flute minor scales locrian mode scales for flute. Each book explores individual aspects of flute technique in concise detail. This scale ebook for flute is currently available on the ibooks store for the enhanced ebook for iphone, ipad and mac computer. Total marks in all individual practical exams are 150. This is the basics flute book when you scroll down on his free flute sheetmusic webpage. Recommended by tutor to accompany the grading abrsm books to enable assistance with practising scales and.
Therefore, if you want to play a song, written in, for example, diatonic scale with standard staff notation, you need to use the flute in specific key, defined by the song. We offer a variety of online resources such as free reproducible scale sheets and fingering charts, free comprehensive method books, music for young concert band, marching and pep band, solo and ensemble, jazz ensemblecombo, and links to other great resources. Say em 2 bring the head joint to your mouth and press the circle against your lips. This ibook will be of great assistance to all teachers, students and professionals. This book supports the understanding of the major and minor scales through 19 individual studies in all the. The flute scales classical, jazz, etudes with audio ebook is a traditional scale book in a modern package digital content and audio of 385 pages which contains all the main scales that are the foundation of music. It seems the german, english, and spanish translation were only put in for the. Scales should be played in all keys, at varying tempi at with different articulations. Karen evans moratz is principal flutist with the indianapolis symphony orchestra, and artist in residence and associate professor of flute at the school of musicjordan college of fine arts at butler university.
The above book was written for novice to intermediate flute students to go along with a james galway 30 day scale challenge using moyse books. This chart provides you with the basic fingerings for all the notes on the flute. Herbert lindholms full book of exercises, warmups, fingerings, scales, trills and technical practice ideas are in his flute basics manual. No music reading skills are necessary, as all the notations are graphics of the flutes, the dark holes being the ones you must cover with your fingers to make that particular tone. Sep 19, 2011 all of the above methods would really help anyone working on the standard scales two octaves, or the extended scales in moyses a section of the e. Its comprehensive and flexible set of study plans includes scale studies, intervals, warmups, embouchure development exercises, phrasing guides and practice patterns for groups of six or eight notes. Thanks so much for all the scales and scale practices. The following are a list of books i recommend for beginners to practice their scales exercises. This work was coauthored by taffanel and his student philippe gaubert. Again, great that all the grades are included in one flute scales book.
The flute book comes with a simple and easytounderstand set of study plans that include the following. Flute scales exercises, practice tips and instructional. The other two scales, basic scale and primary scale, build on this by adding a few more notes. Print out the illustrations if you want a handy reference during your music making. Taffanel started it, but it was completed, revised and expanded by gaubert.
Green scales should be played at slower tempi and then little by little. Flute scales ebook the flute scales classical, jazz, etudes with audio ebook is a traditional scale book in a modern package digital content and audio of 385 pages which contains all the main scales that are the foundation of music. Mar, 2019 the flute book is an indispensable reference book for every flute players regardless of their level of expertise. Then ultimately, you can try to master the chromatic scale. Next in the flute scale book is a terrific circle of fifths designed by phyllis louke.
Scales and arpeggios are the foundation of all music. Blues scales for flute recommended material when it comes to technical exercises, theres really just one book that can be considered a must for all serious flutists. There are many sets of basic recorder exercises available elsewhere for f alto, sopranino and c tenor, soprano recorders, although perhaps not as comprehensive and systematic as these. A path to artistry includes the teachers and performers dream list of scale studies. In fact its really several books in one as it offers a detailed, musicallyaware approach to technique building. The flute book is a onestop guide that tutors anyone who is keen on becoming a professional flute player. Even more, knowing the extended scales allows you to use the native flute to play many popular songs from popartists, games and films. Breathing and scales and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The best way to learn flute notes is by reinforcing your knowledge in a variety of ways. Because all or most of a piece of music is based on a scale, practising your flute scales and arpeggios means that you are practising the patterns of notes that you will find in your pieces. This book contains all the major, minor and chromatic scales for the flute from grades 18 and also the major and minor arpeggios. At the front of the book it tells you which scales and arpeggios are required for each grade.712 616 136 1238 1069 427 1387 1495 1363 669 516 1296 1239 1228 1012 1013 1430 995 243 1130 138 239 572 1080 419 1310 1187 621 429 600 454 92 1282 567 1042 636