Extended Techniques: Double the Fun (Duets)

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Extended Techniques—Double the Fun
by Phyllis Avidan Louke, pub. ALRY Publications
Finalist in the 2006 NFA Newly Published Music Competition

   “Kids are going to love Phyllis Louke’s Extended Techniques–Double the Fun. These duos are easy, totally accessible, and cheerfully go into new and exciting musical zones. Parents and teachers: get ready for enthusiastic new sounds–and be prepared to hear the word “cool” a lot!”
    -Robert Dick, September 2003

Suitable for two flutes or ensembles, this book was written to provide an accessible way to learn and practice extended techniques.  These melodic duets are written so flutists can have fun with them even before the techniques have been mastered.

Basic instructions for extended techniques are provided with each duet.  Most of the duets are original compositions and are suitable for performance or for demonstration material.  These duets are great to use with ensembles.

Each duet is 1:00 to 1:30 with difficulty level from 1+ to 2.

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Extended Techniques—Double the Fun
by Phyllis Avidan Louke, pub. ALRY Publications
Finalist in the 2006 NFA Newly Published Music Competition

   “Kids are going to love Phyllis Louke’s Extended Techniques–Double the Fun. These duos are easy, totally accessible, and cheerfully go into new and exciting musical zones. Parents and teachers: get ready for enthusiastic new sounds–and be prepared to hear the word “cool” a lot!”
    -Robert Dick, September 2003

Suitable for two flutes or ensembles, this book was written to provide an accessible way to learn and practice extended techniques.  These melodic duets are written so flutists can have fun with them even before the techniques have been mastered.  Both Cynthia Stevens and Patricia George provided encouragement and invaluable advice during the writing of this book.

Basic instructions for extended techniques are provided with each duet.  Most of the duets are original compositions and are suitable for performance or for demonstration material.  These duets are great to use with ensembles.

Each duet is 1:00 to 1:30 with difficulty level from 1+ to 2.

 Duet Titles:

           *Chopsticks (key clicks)
           *Horse Trot (key clicks)
mp3    Have You Ever Seen a Lassie?  (multiphonics)
           *Carousel (multiphonics)
           *Windy (harmonics)
           *Growling Bears (flutter tonguing)
mp3   *Telephone (flutter tonguing)
mp3   *The Bagpiper (simultaneous singing and playing)
mp3   *Laughing (pitch bending)
           When the Saints Go Marching In (headjoint only)
           *Motorcycle Ride (flutter tongue, pitch bends, multiphonics, harmonics)
mp3    Pop Goes the Weasel (flutter tongue, key clicks, sing/play, and more)
           *Haunted House (flutter tonguing)
           *Wind Chimes (whistle tones) 
           *Yo Yo Tricks
(headjoint only) 
           *Haunted House
(flutter tonguing) 
           *In the Shadow of the Sphinx
(multiphonics) 
           *Reflections
(multiphonics)
           *Jig (simultaneous singing and playing)

*original compositions by Phyllis Avidan Louke

Additional information

Weight 7 oz
Dimensions 9 x 12 x .25 in

3 reviews for Extended Techniques: Double the Fun (Duets)

  1. phyllisadmin

    Extended Techniques—Double the Fun for two flutes (or multiples)
    By Phyllis Avidan Louke, ALRY Publications

    “Kids are going to love Phyllis Louke’s “Double the Fun with Extended Techniques”. These duos are easy, totally accessible, and cheerfully go into new and exciting musical zones. Parents and teachers: get ready for enthusiastic new sounds — and be prepared to hear the word “cool” a lot!”

    -Robert Dick, October 2003

  2. phyllisadmin

    Extended Techniques—Double the Fun for two flutes (or multiples)
    By Phyllis Avidan Louke, ALRY Publications

    “…Great fun, an excellent book and highly recommended.”

    -Liz Goodwin
    Flutewise – Summer 2004

  3. phyllisadmin

    Extended Techniques—Double the Fun for two flutes (or multiples)
    By Phyllis Avidan Louke, ALRY Publications

    “…clear explanations and each technique works well with the melody…”

    “…clever pieces, which could be performed at recitals.”

    -Diane Boyd Schultz
    Flute Talk, July/August 2004

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