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The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox [With CD] Grey Larsen

The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox [With CD]

Grey Larsen

Published April 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780786668915
Paperback
192 pages
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Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : Beginning-IntermediateMusical Genre : Celtic/IrishNumber of pages : 192All the tools the beginner, novice, and intermediate tin whistle player needs in order to progress to a high level of competence in Irish music.MoreMedia Type : Book/CD SetLevel : Beginning-IntermediateMusical Genre : Celtic/IrishNumber of pages : 192All the tools the beginner, novice, and intermediate tin whistle player needs in order to progress to a high level of competence in Irish music. Includes an Orientation to Traditional Irish Music, which puts the music in context, with information on scales and modes, dance tune types, the historical roots of whistle playing, and advice for learning by ear. The book is full of thorough instruction, exercises, and musical examples: from holding, fingering, breathing, and blowing, on up to advanced ornamentation, phrasing, and variations. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond any previous method. Also includes history and theory of traditional Irish tin whistle music. For those who dont read music, almost all the exercises and examples appear on the companion CD.