This is the long-awaited English translation of the foremost guide to playing the arabic flute. Written by the great Mahmoud Effat himself, Egypt's greatest nay player, the book is perfect for beginning players yet still challenging for advanced students. Summary of the contents:- A brief discussion of music notation - Complete fingering charts, including trill fingerings - Detailed exercises and etudes exploring all aspects of the instrument - Several melodies of various difficulties - Transcriptions of several taqasims Special features of this edition:- High quality music and diagrams, completely reformatted for this edition - A CD recording of many of the exercises - Durable, spiral binding so that the book can lay flat on a music stand - A brief glossary of arabic termsThis is the long-awaited English translation of the foremost guide to playing the arabic flute.
|Title||:||Beginner's Guide to the Nay|
|Publisher||:||Pitchphork Music - 2005|