Music, Music, Music

For Anything and Everything to do with Flute Playing and Music

Moderators: Classitar, pied_piper, Phineas

Post Reply
User avatar
flutesong
Posts: 13
Joined: Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:44 pm

Music, Music, Music

Post by flutesong » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:42 pm

Ah, to find somewhere new to "thumb through" music. Guess it's all done with thumbs but on the keyboard now and not perusing the collections in your local music shops. Would love to find more music for flute (sheet music, books, songs written on napkins lol) in the venues of Celtic, World, Renaissance, and is there an "African" music for flute. I really enjoy some of the more etheral and haunting melodies of the flute. Want the true forms of these venues, not, for example Jingle Bells done with an African or Celtic twist...All suggestions, ideas, remarks, et al welcome! :D

User avatar
jmdewey60
Posts: 107
Joined: Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:14 pm
Location: Southwest Florida

Re: Music, Music, Music

Post by jmdewey60 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:10 am

Here's one I was working on today.
I got this from flutetunes but lowered it to play on the violin.
It also makes it nicer for the flute, I think.
This is an old Irish song and you can find several versions on YouTube.
Attachments
carrickfergus-lowered a fifth-small.jpg
carrickfergus-lowered a fifth-small.jpg (165.54 KiB) Viewed 2725 times

User avatar
nasxxx
Posts: 131
Joined: Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:57 am
Location: Bristol - UK

Re: Music, Music, Music

Post by nasxxx » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:07 pm

that tune reminds me of the "50 OLD ARIS AND DANCES" From Scotland and Ireland for descant recorder little book but quite fun.

User avatar
Bo
Posts: 389
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:40 pm
Location: Down Under

Re: Music, Music, Music

Post by Bo » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:31 pm

There are some Celtic music scores here: http://breizhpartitions.free.fr/en/flute_scores.php

And for general flute music, I really like http://www.flutetunes.com/.

Plus, of course, the Petrucci library (for all instruments including the flute)...

I hope this helps! :)

fluteguy18
Posts: 2311
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 3:11 pm

Re: Music, Music, Music

Post by fluteguy18 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:16 am

If you want a good celtic flute resource, hop on over to http://www.chiffandfipple.com

They have a really good forum there. It's mostly penny whistle based, but they have LOADS of stuff there. They talk about everything from whistles, to flutes, celtic flutes, bagpipes, recorders, quenas, panpipes, duduk, mijwiz, dizi, and the list goes on, and on, and on!

Post Reply