Product Description by our Music Experts
Flute Basics by Sally Adams is a very popular book amongst flute teachers across the UK. This is the pupil edition of the course with backing CD and it is aimed at complete beginners of all ages. The book begins with a friendly message to you from Sally with useful advice and reminders to get you started with your new flute.
Flute Basics takes you on an exciting and entertaining journey through 20 stages of musical development, starting with breathing techniques and basic music theory using just the head joint of your flute. As you progress you are introduced to new notes and music theory techniques via the original short pieces and exercises all written and edited by Sally herself. By the time you have reached the end of this book, you should be able to play grade 2 standard pieces.
Each stage is introduced with a fact-file of musical terms explained and rounded off with a quiz at the end testing what you have learnt along the way. The book is filled with funny cartoons and friendly characters to make you smile through your learning journey whilst the 'hot-tips' remind and motivate you to stay on track. This edition of Flute Basics includes a CD on which you will find backing tracks, piano accompaniments and flute duets for you to perform to your family and friends in the comfort of your own home.
Useful Additional Resources
A fingering chart and tips of how to assemble and care for your flute can be found at the back of the book so you can refer back, if you need any reminders. Flute Basics closes with a 'grand quiz' to test what you have learnt and 4 concert pieces challenge the skills that you have learnt through this book - show off all your new skills to your family and friends.
Welcome to your new flute, enjoy your journey with Sally!