Simple Flutes: A Guide to Flute Making and Playing, or How to Make and Play Great Homemade Musical Instruments for Children and All Ages from Bamboo, Wood, Clay, Metal, PVC Plastic, or Anything Else0938497189, 9780938497189

Author : Mark Shepard
"""Description:""This thin volume contains a wealth of information."" -- Linda Dailey Paulson, Dirty Linen, Oct.-Nov. 2002/////////////////////////////////////////////////Simple flutes of bamboo, wood, metal, plastic, or clay can be a joy to play and make. This book gives you the basics of simple flute playing, then offers guidelines for making flutes of your own from a variety of materials. It even includes a handy chart for ""where to put the holes."" ""Simple Flutes"" is a must for simple flute players and makers!/////////////////////////////////////////////////Mark Shepard is the author of ""How to Love Your Flute,"" called by Paul Horn ""a model for our times."" He was a professional flutist and simple flutemaker for many years./////////////////////////////////////////////////CONTENTS1 ~ PLAYINGThe Sound ~ The Hands ~ The Notes ~ Second Octave ~ Sharps and Flats ~ Breath and Tonguing ~ Making Music ~ Flute Care ~2~ MAKINGFlute Qualities ~ The Flute Tube ~ The Mouthhole ~ The Fingerholes ~ Tuning ~ Stoppers ~ Finishes ~ Plastic ~ Bamboo ~ Wood ~ Clay ~ Metal ~ Other ~/////////////////////////////////////////////////SAMPLE TEXTHere are the two most important rules for tuning:-- A hole will give a higher note if it is placed closer to the mouthhole. It will give a lower note if placed farther away.-- A hole will give a higher note if made larger. It will give a lower note if smaller.These rules mean you can ""raise"" a note by enlarging the hole or by placing the hole closer to the mouthhole. You can ""lower"" the note by using a smaller hole or by placing the hole farther from the mouthhole.It also means you can change the hole size and its placement without changing the note. A larger hole could be placed farther from the mouthhole, or a smaller hole placed closer to the mouthhole."""
Categories: Art Music: Guitar
Year :1998
Publisher : Shepard Publications
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 30
File Info : pdf 197 Kb