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.
Offers five books with each volume concentrating on an individual area of flute technique, including tone, breathing and scales, and intonation and vibrato.
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
A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,500 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system flute may encounter. Fully illustrated with more than 100 images, the entries contain descriptions of words related to all aspects of the flute: flute types, flute parts, flute repair, playing techniques, acoustics, articulations, intonation, common ornaments, flutemaking, flute history, flute music books, and more. Susan Maclagan has thoroughly researched and classified each term, including important flute words that have caused confusion or not been clearly defined previously, listing them alphabetically with concise, in-depth definitions. Carefully labeled illustrations for many flute types, parts, mechanisms, and accessories help to make the definitions easier to visualize. The entries also consist of brief biographies of more than 50 significant names in the flute community worldwide. Several appendixes provide further information on subjects like flute classifications, types of modern Boehm-system flutes and their parts, key and tone hole names, head joint options, and orchestra and opera audition excerpts. Two articles, Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale by the flutist and pedagogue Trevor Wye_who also contributed the foreword_and Flute Clutches by the historian David Shorey, are also included, as well as an extensive bibliography.
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.
This book introduces music education majors to basic instrumental pedagogy for the instruments and ensembles most commonly found in the elementary and secondary curricula. This text focuses on the core competencies required for teacher certification in instrumental music. The first section of the book focuses on essential issues for a successful instrumental program: objectives, assessment and evaluation, motivation, administrative tasks, and recruiting and scheduling (including block scheduling). The second section devotes a chapter to each wind instrument plus percussion and strings, and includes troubleshooting checklists for each instrument. The third section focuses on rehearsal techniques from the first day through high school.