FLUTE 103: Mastering the Basics

A Method and Solo Collection for the Intermediate Flutist

by Patricia George and Phyllis Avidan Louke

(pub. Theodore Presser Company)

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Winner in the 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition 
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of high intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of Ab, E, Db, B, and Gb into an innovative curriculum. Lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, activities to develop tone, vibrato, technique, and musicianship. The phrasing guides, practice suggestions, and prelude activities expand on the pedagogical approach used in FLUTE 102, making FLUTE 103 a must-have staple – perfect for use in the private and university studio. Continuation of the pioneering set of practicing and phrasing guides expands on the pedagogical approach used in Flute 102: Mastering the Basics. Spiral Bound.  92 pages.   Reviews.   FLUTE 103:  Piano Accompaniments sold separately.

Special Features:

•New comprehensive Daily Warm-up
• Major and minor scale studies, arpeggios, and more
• Continuation of technical studies: articulation, dynamics, tone, and vibrato
• Solo and duet recital repertoire and performance guides
• Preludes to develop musicianship and technical facility
• More in depth work on trills. Trill fingering chart included
• May be used as a method book for piccolo, alto, and bass flute studies
• Ideal to follow Flute 102 or any other intermediate flute method

Solos include:

Scherzino, Joachim Andersen
Sonata per Faluto e Pianoforte, Gaetano, Donizetti
Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Christoph Willibald Gluck
Sonata in F Major, George Friedrich, Handel
Andalouse, Émile Pessard
Little Rogue Gavotte, Wilhelm Popp
Jade, Pierre-Octave Ferroud
Fantasia No. 4 in Bb Major, Georg Philipp Telemann
Caprice No. 13, Sigfrid Karg-Elert

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For sample pages and other resources, see below.

Sample Pages:


Video Demonstrations of Phrasing Gestures in The Art of Chunking: