Celtic Wooden Flute, First Lesson,
with Ryan Thomson - $29.95
Ryan Thomson demonstrates breathing and fingering
techniques for those new to celtic flute, including both
beginners and those with experience in other styles of
flute playing(classical, metal flute, etc.) No music reading
ability is needed. A wooden flute(keyless or keyed) in the
standard key of D is required. Simple scales and
ornaments in two octaves are taught along with 5 celtic
(Irish) tunes in all of the major dance styles: jig, reel,
hornpipe, slide, and polka. Tunes include: O'Keefe's Slide,
New Hampshire Hornpipe, Britches Full of Stitches, Silver
Spear, Out on the Ocean. The DVD is 40 minutes long,
ISBN 978-0-931877-55-1 $29.95
On the Music Samples page you can watch Ryan play Irish flute. Here
you can listen to an audio sample of the original tune - The New
Hampshire Hornpipe, which is taught on the video.
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Also available is an instructional DVD for celtic pennywhistle (tin whistle) Click here.
From a happy customer:
A few years ago my wife bought me a walking stick flute after hearing one played in
colonial Williamsburg by one of their cast members. So I recently bought your DVD Celtic
Wooden Flute to start learning how to play it. Thanks for making the DVD!