Jane and Catherine have designed this book as the perfect first step for beginning flute players looking to improve their playing. With its large print, easy arrangements, recognizable songs, and colorful designs, they hope to dispel the myth that practicing and playing the flute has to be a boring, painful affair.
The Great Illustrated Book of Easy Flute Music contains nearly one hundred tunes that are easily recognizable and, most importantly, easy to play. Each song is printed in large, clear notation and comes with its own fun illustration from graphic designer Matías Martínez. Selections include everything from folk songs to melodies from great orchestral works. The book is designed with beginners in mind, regardless of their age.
Jane and Catherine argue that in most cases beginning flute players sound sub-par not because of their lack of skills, but rather because they are inundated with music that is not composed with the beginner in mind.
Jane and Catherine began development on The Great Illustrated Book of Easy Flute Music in 2013 when a student expressed frustration at the lack of music written for the flute that sounded good, was easy to play, and was well known.
The Great Illustrated Book of Easy Flute Music is currently selling for $27.95 and includes a bonus PDF copy of the book as well as Jane and Catherine’s ebook, Secrets for the Beginner Flute Player. The 2 bonuses alone are valued at $44, and the offer will expire on 30 June 2014. You can purchase The Great Illustrated Book of Easy Flute Music from the website www.easyflute.com.
For those of you in Australia, they have a special ordering site set-up at www.flutebook.com.au offering discounts for locals and further discounts for flute teachers.
In addition, they have produced an excellent fingering chart for the flute which can be obtained free from the website.
Jane and Catherine have a combined 30 years of flute teaching experience and have studied and performed with ensembles in both Australia and abroad.