While the wooden simple-system flute is traditionally used in playing Irish music, a growing number of folk players have adopted the silver flute as a viable alternative. Here for the first time, The Complete Irish Flute Book presents the silver or Boehm flutist with a method for learning authentic Irish ornamentation! This thorough guide provides detailed fingering charts, exercises, and technical essays for learning to execute ornaments in the in the Irish style. Through a wealth of hornpipes, reels, jigs, set dances, and slow airs and songs. This book focuses not only on musical accuracy, but stylistic authenticity as well. Includes access to online audio containing 26 of the 101 tunes from the book.
A unique collection of 68 jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, slides, slip jigs, barn dances, marches and airs, all composed for flute by the renowned Galway flute player, Vincent Broderick. Broderick is one of the greats of Irish traditional music, famous for the quality of his playing, as well as for the variety and invention of his own compositions, which are now central to the repertoire of many traditional musicians.
Gordon Tyrrall, an accomplished player of the wooden flute, tin whistle and guitar, presents a selection of his personal favorites reflecting his maturing as a musician, playing at the phenominal number of Irish sessions.
This unique volume is the second collection of the renowned Galway flute player's compositions and includes his wonderful Ward's Eviction Suite. Vincent Broderick's tunes have all the qualities that have made them, naturally and gracefully, such an important part of the Irish music tradition. The arrangements are suitable for all melody instruments. Cd included.
This historical collection contains 78 tunes, including some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favourites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and Guitar chords.
The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music For Fife And Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and intended for the military Fife in B-flat.
Parlez-vous Français? This collection of popular compositions for flute illustrates French musical styles at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century. Written information about the composers and French musical styles is included as well as keyboard accompaniments. The pieces include popular and enjoyable pieces by Debussy, Satie, Fauré, Boisdeffre, Saint-Saëns. On the CD, a native French speaker introduces all of the works in the book, helping you learn correct pronunciation of the composers’ names and performance markings. Play along with the piano accompaniment tracks for all pieces in the book. Accompaniment tracks reflect nuances in tempo, phrasing and articulation used by professional performers. All works are set at a performance tempo and can be used in the practice, studio or recital setting. . Includes access to online audio.