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The Complete Guide to the Native American Style Flute, 2nd Edition

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Everything to get you started on the Native American style flute, from buying your first flute to learning how to play. New and updated Second Edition
Book Description
The Complete Guide to the Native American Style Flute has everything you need for the Native American Style Flute. Clear and easy instruction for beginners to advanced players.

The new 2nd Edition will show you how to to buy and care for your first flute, explore its haunting scale, and learn the techniques to playing with confidence. Native American Music Award Winner Scott August's step-by-step instructions will have you playing your first notes in no time and on the path to creating your own music!

40% larger than the first edition. Includes brand new sections and completely updated information
Includes:
Buying Your First Flute
Master the Native American Style Flute Scale
Tablature for the NAF
Complete list of Embellishments and how to use them n
15 New Original songs with online recordings
Understanding basic rhythms
22 Alternate scales
Basic songwriting
Duets for the NAF
Easy exercises to improve your playing and strengthen your fingers
Get out of Ruts and Stay out of Them
Learn the Secrets of the Pros!

Includes 15 Original Songs

Topics Include:

INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIVE AMERICAN STYLE FLUTE
How the Native American Style Flute Works
Buying your First Flute
Introduction to the Native American Style Flute Scale
BEGINNING PLAYING TECHNIQUE
Playing your First Scale
Breath Control
Vibrato
The Harmony of the Native American Style Flute
Basic Rhythms
EMBELLISHMENTS: Complete Embellishments for the NAF
Taps and Cuts
Chirps
Grace Notes
Double Grace Notes
Turns
Leaps with Taps, Cuts and Chirps
Trills
Mordents
Appoggiatura
Acciaccatura
Tonguing
Vibrato
Articulation
Examples of how to use embellishments
22 ALTERNATE SCALES FOR THE NAF
Yu Diao, Minyo
Gong, Ryo
Man Gong Jue, Raga Malkauns
Pentatonic Mixolydian
Spanish Gypsy, Ahava Rabba
Byzantine
Batti Major, Raga Gambhiranata
Hirajoshi
Pentatonic Dorian and Locrain
Blues
and more...
15 ORIGINAL NEW SONGS FOR THE NAF
For all levels:
Beginners to Intermediate
Audio recordings to help you learn the songs. (Audio recording are available online)
EXERCISES: 24 Beginning to Intermediate Exercises
The Basic Scale
Trill Preparations
Scale Segments
Extreme Finger Training
Finger Isolations
Turns
Two Hole Leaps
Two and One Hole Leaps
Special FXs
SONG WRITING
The Basics of Song Writing
Melodic Shape
Cadence
Scale Weight
Composing Exercises
Developing a Melody
Form: The Building Blocks of Songs

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