Trevor Wye’s famous Practice Books for the Flute are invaluable to players of every grade and have received worldwide acclaim, selling over 1 million copies in total. Each book concentrates on individual facets of flute technique in concise detail. This revised edition has updated diagrams, clearer musical notation and improved overall design. This book provides a step by step guide to developing good flute technique, with plenty of helpful exercises for all registers of the instrument. Each section of the book is accompanied by useful practice and performance tips.
(Music Sales America). This series of practice books by Trevor Wye is an invaluable addition to study for all flautists. Each book concentrates on a different technical problem covering all aspects of playing the instrument. Each book serves as a step-by-step guide with plenty of helpful exercises for all registers. Volume 1 focuses on tone-building, developing different tone colors, breath, pitch control and flexibility.
Good articulation is an essential part of flute technique – it is the speech of music. This book provides a step by step guide to securing good articulation, and covers slurring, single, double and triple tonguing, problem notes and overcoming nerves and anxiety. Trevor Wye’s famous Practice Books for the Flute are invaluable to players of every grade and have received worldwide acclaim, selling over 1 million copies in total. Each book concentrates on individual facets of flute technique in concise detail
The second edition of Susan J. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,600 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system or Baroque flute may encounter. Fully illustrated with more than 150 images, the entries describe flute types, flute parts; playing techniques; acoustics; articulations; intonation; common ornaments; flute-making and repairs; flute history; flute music books, and many more topics. Unique to the second edition are entries on beatbox techniques and muscles of the face and throat. Entries now also feature bibliographic cross-references for further research. Carefully labeled illustrations for many flute types, parts, mechanisms, and accessories help make definitions easier to visualize. Appendixes provide further information on such subjects as flute classifications, types of flutes and their parts, key and tone hole names, head joint options, orchestra and opera audition excerpts, and biographies of people mentioned in the definitions. Contributed articles include “An Easy Guide to Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale” by Trevor Wye; “Flute Clutches” by David Shorey; "Early Music on Modern Flute” by Barthold Kuijken; and “Crowns and Stoppers” and “Boehm Flute Scales from 1847 to the Present:The Short Story” by Gary Lewis. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist, second edition is an essential reference volume for flutists of all levels and for libraries supporting student, professional, and amateur musicians.
Trevor Wye's famous Practice Books for the Flute are invaluable to players of every grade, and have received world wide acclaim. This omnibus edition contains practice books 1-5, complete with a supporting audio CD. Areas covered include Tone Technique Articulation Intonation and Vibrato Breathing and Scales. Each book concentrates on individual areas of flute technique in concise detail. Together, the series forms a complete reference to the technical difficulties of the instrument and how to practice, giving the best possible grounding for you to develop your flute technique.
Trevor Wye: Flute Secrets tells you everything you need to know about being a Flautist. This innovative volume presents indispensable guidance for all Flute players, from choosing the right instrument and tips on how to practise, to establishing a professional career and becoming a Flute teacher. In Flute Secrets renowned educator and master musician Trevor Wye shares a lifetime’s knowledge and experience, enriched with music examples, illustrations and diagrams. He covers the instrument, educational assistance, professional strategies, teaching strategies, aural skills, flute training and repairs, and everything in between. With over 200 pages of advice, this book makes the perfect gift for students, teachers or professionals.