The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle - Online Audio

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For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute.

Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before.

Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by these important Irish flute and tin whistle players: John McKenna ,Tom Morrison, William Cummins, Séamus Ennis, Willie Clancy, Paddy Taylor, Paddy Carty, Grey Larsen, Josie McDermott, Matt Molloy, Cathal McConnell, Mary Bergin, Donncha Ó Briain (Denis O'Brien), Desi Wilkinson, Breda Smyth, Seán Ryan, Conal Ó Gráda, Micho Russel, Joanie Madden, Kevin Crawford, Catherine McEvoy, and Seamus Egan.

For those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes on the audio download available online.

Through his research, patience, and diligence, Grey has completed a work on Irish flute and tin whistle that I feel is essential reading for anybody interested in getting it right. - Matt Molloy, Irish Flute player with the Chieftains.

480 pages, glue bound
Difficulty: Beginner

Contents
Dedication
Epigraph
Foreword by Gearoid O hAllmhurain, Ph. D.
Preface
Acknowledgements and Credits
Introduction
SECTION 1: First Matters
CHAPTER 1: Orientation to Traditional Irish Music on the Flute and Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 2: The Language Analogy
SECTION 2: The Instruments
CHAPTER 3: The Irish or Simple System-Flute and the Modern Flute
CHAPTER 4: The Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 5: Holding and Blowing the Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 6: Holding and Blowing the Flute
SECTION 3: Ornamentation
Introduction to Ornamentation
Preface to Single-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 7: Cuts
CHAPTER 8: Strikes
CHAPTER 9: Slides
Preface to Multi-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 10: Long Rolls
CHAPTER 11: Short Rolls
CHAPTER 12: Condensed Long Rolls
CHAPTER 13: Condensed Short Rolls
CHAPTER 14: Rolls in Tunes with Overly Uneven Subdivisions of the Beat
CHAPTER 15: Double-Cut Rolls
CHAPTER 16: Cranns
CHAPTER 17: Charts of the Rolls and Cranns and their Symbols
CHAPTER 18: Other Mulit-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 19: Ornamentation through Melodic Variation
SECTION 4: Phrasing, Articulation, and Use of the Breath
CHAPTER 20: Tonguing, Multiple Tonguing, and Throating
CHAPTER 21: Musical Breathing
SECTION 5: Final Matters
CHAPTER 22: On Playing Slow Airs
CHAPTER 23: The Language Analogy Revisited
CHAPTER 24: On Practice and "Muscle Memory"
SECTION 6: Forty-Nine Studies for Ornamentation Practice
SECTION 7: Complete Versions of Excerpted Tunes
SECTION 8: Great Performances Transcribed (Transcriptions of Commercial Recordings from Twenty-Two Important Flute and Tin Whistle Players, 1925-2001)

Appendix A: Contents of the Companion CDs
Appendix B: Adaptations for the Boehm-System Flute
Appendix C: Fingering Charts
Appendix D: Key to the Front Cover Photograph
Bibliography
Discography
Index of Tune Titles
General Index
About the Author
Also by Grey Larsen
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For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute.

Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method, exploring ornamentation techniques never described in print before.

Also includes adaptations for Boehm-system flute players, guidance on breathing and phrasing, 49 ornamentation exercises, history and theory of traditional Irish flute and whistle music, and 27 meticulous transcriptions of recordings by these important Irish flute and tin whistle players: John McKenna ,Tom Morrison, William Cummins, Séamus Ennis, Willie Clancy, Paddy Taylor, Paddy Carty, Grey Larsen, Josie McDermott, Matt Molloy, Cathal McConnell, Mary Bergin, Donncha Ó Briain (Denis O'Brien), Desi Wilkinson, Breda Smyth, Seán Ryan, Conal Ó Gráda, Micho Russel, Joanie Madden, Kevin Crawford, Catherine McEvoy, and Seamus Egan.

For those who don't read music, almost all the exercises, examples and tunes on the audio download available online.

Through his research, patience, and diligence, Grey has completed a work on Irish flute and tin whistle that I feel is essential reading for anybody interested in getting it right. - Matt Molloy, Irish Flute player with the Chieftains.

480 pages, glue bound
Difficulty: Beginner

Contents
Dedication
Epigraph
Foreword by Gearoid O hAllmhurain, Ph. D.
Preface
Acknowledgements and Credits
Introduction
SECTION 1: First Matters
CHAPTER 1: Orientation to Traditional Irish Music on the Flute and Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 2: The Language Analogy
SECTION 2: The Instruments
CHAPTER 3: The Irish or Simple System-Flute and the Modern Flute
CHAPTER 4: The Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 5: Holding and Blowing the Tin Whistle
CHAPTER 6: Holding and Blowing the Flute
SECTION 3: Ornamentation
Introduction to Ornamentation
Preface to Single-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 7: Cuts
CHAPTER 8: Strikes
CHAPTER 9: Slides
Preface to Multi-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 10: Long Rolls
CHAPTER 11: Short Rolls
CHAPTER 12: Condensed Long Rolls
CHAPTER 13: Condensed Short Rolls
CHAPTER 14: Rolls in Tunes with Overly Uneven Subdivisions of the Beat
CHAPTER 15: Double-Cut Rolls
CHAPTER 16: Cranns
CHAPTER 17: Charts of the Rolls and Cranns and their Symbols
CHAPTER 18: Other Mulit-Note Ornaments
CHAPTER 19: Ornamentation through Melodic Variation
SECTION 4: Phrasing, Articulation, and Use of the Breath
CHAPTER 20: Tonguing, Multiple Tonguing, and Throating
CHAPTER 21: Musical Breathing
SECTION 5: Final Matters
CHAPTER 22: On Playing Slow Airs
CHAPTER 23: The Language Analogy Revisited
CHAPTER 24: On Practice and "Muscle Memory"
SECTION 6: Forty-Nine Studies for Ornamentation Practice
SECTION 7: Complete Versions of Excerpted Tunes
SECTION 8: Great Performances Transcribed (Transcriptions of Commercial Recordings from Twenty-Two Important Flute and Tin Whistle Players, 1925-2001)

Appendix A: Contents of the Companion CDs
Appendix B: Adaptations for the Boehm-System Flute
Appendix C: Fingering Charts
Appendix D: Key to the Front Cover Photograph
Bibliography
Discography
Index of Tune Titles
General Index
About the Author
Also by Grey Larsen
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