The Techniques of Flute Playing-Levine-Barenreiter

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The Techniques of Flute Playing-Levine-Barenreiter

The Techniques of Flute Playing-Levine-Barenreiter

  • The Techniques of Flute Playing Bk I
  • The Techniques of Flute Playing Bk II (The Techniques of Flute Playing II – Piccolo, Alto and Bass Flute)

The Techniques of Flute Playing Bk I

Carin Levine, a proponent of new flute music, and Christina Mitropoulos-Bott have produced a book (Levine – The Techniques of Flute) that systematically explains the full technical and timbral range of the flute in contemporary music. The techniques are illustrated by instructive examples from the repertoire that also shed light on special features of notation. Valuable instructions and tips for practicing pave the way to successful execution. The book, written in German and English, is an indispensable resource for composers as well as performers and teachers.

Authors: Levine, Carin / Mitropoulos-Bott, Christina
first published 2002, 3rd printing 2009

– Comprehensive presentation of all performance techniques for the flute which prevail in contemporary music
– Pedagogical tips for flautists to practise
– Examples of representative notation from modern flute music
– An essential tool for students, teachers and composers
– German / English text

Content

  • Introduction
  • Effects that expand the sound
  • Percussive effects
  • Vibrato
  • Air noise
  • Circular breathing
  • Trill
  • Glissando
  • Microtonality
  • Flute Plus
  • Open forms of notation
  • Appendices: the 4th octave, trills of the 4th octave, bisbigliando
  • The microtonal scale, multi-tones, sound examples
  • Discography
  • About the authors

The Techniques of Flute Playing Bk II (Die Spieltechnik der Flöte II)

An anthology of extended techniques for piccolo, alto and bass flutes, The Techniques of Flute Playing II is an essential addition to your collection. Includes detailed explanations and instructions for mastery of each technique as well as microtonal and trill fingering charts.

A comprehensive and systematic presentation of all relevant techniques for playing contemporary music. Following on the great success of the first volume, this second book systematically explains the full technical and timbral potential of the piccolo, also and bass flutes. The techniques are presented with instructive examples from the modern flute repertoire that also serve to illustrate peculiarities of notation. Useful tips for practising are presented as an aid to performance.

Text in English and also in German, includes CD of recorded examples. Soft cover, 127 pages.

The CD allows you to compare your playing with recordings by Carin Levine. Not to mention this volume is an indispensable and practical tool for composers, performers and teachers.

Features:
Comprehensive and also systematic presentation of all relevant techniques for playing contemporary music on the piccolo, alto and bass flutes
Clear explanations of timbral peculiarities
Helpful suggestions for experimentation
CD with recorded examples
Illustrative musical examples with excerpts from contemporary works
Previously tested on all standard models of piccolo, alto and bass flutes
German and English text

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