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Flute for Dummies (Paperback) (Karen Evans Moratz)

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An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute

Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you.Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing a solo, in a variety of musical styles.

  • Readers will learn how to play, step-by-step – from the correct angle for blowing into the mouthpiece and controlling pitch, to proper breathing, creating vibrato, and much more
  • The book's accompany CD allows readers to play what they are learning, and listen to the accompanying track to see if they're getting it right
  • Karen Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Artist in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University

Easy-to-understand methods and instructions make learning to play this beautiful instrument as simple and straightforward as possible!

An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute


Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you. Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing a solo, in a variety of musical styles.



  • Readers will learn how to play, step-by-step – from the correct angle for blowing into the mouthpiece and controlling pitch, to proper breathing, creating vibrato, and much more


  • The book's accompany CD allows readers to play what they are learning, and listen to the accompanying track to see if they're getting it right


  • Karen Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Artist in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University




Easy-to-understand methods and instructions make learning to play this beautiful instrument as simple and straightforward as possible!

Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Instruction + Study / Techniques, Musical Instruments / Woodwinds
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Karen Evans Moratz
Language: English
Street Date: December 30, 2009
TCIN: 11959639
UPC: 9780470484456
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-2940
$15.63
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Cheapest Way to learn Flute by yourself!

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JihiJohnson 1 year ago
I am 30yrs old and wanted to teach my daughter instrument that is both portable and easy store. Flute was the choice for us. Since I never learned flute before I needed some guidance from somewhere. First, I rented couple dvds and this book from the library. I ended up buying this book because you c...see moreof the reviewer's review
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