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The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox

The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox

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The Essential Tin Whistle Toolbox (Beginning-Intermediate)

by Grey Larsen

All 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 audio. Includes access to online audio.

Product Number:    99129M

Format:    Book + Online Audio

Skill Level:    Beginning-Intermediate

Pages:    192

Binding:    Perfect Binding

Size:    8.75 x 11.75

Date Published:    04_01_2015




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