From the Publisher
A well-written, easy, step-by-step method for learning tinwhistle. Contains big notes, illustrations, and a wealth of wonderful children's songs carefully scored and graded for the D tinwhistle. Written partially in easy-play notation, where the letter names of the notes are written inside the note heads, and partially in large standard notation. The play-along recordings contains every song in the book and serves as a guide to insure accuracy of interpretation and ease of learning. All record examples include solo whistle with multi-instrumental back-up.
About the Authors
Mizzy McCaskill received her Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College and her Master's and Doctorate in Music Education from the University of Kentucky, Lexington. She is a specialist in curriculum design and has written numerous publications concerning folk flutes, the modern Boehm flute, and flute pedagogy. She performs and records as both a flutist and vocalist in folk and classical genres.
Flutist and composer Dona Gilliam received her Bachelor of Music degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and her masters in Music Composition from the University of Kentucky, Lexington where she also received her Juris Doctorate of Law degree. Dona performs and composes in both folk and classical genres. She is currently a Professor in the School of Music and School of Media Arts and Design at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. With Mizzy McCaskill, she has co-authored numerous Mel Bay books addressing the flute, tinwhistle, fife, and clarinet.
|Format||Book & CD|
|Publisher / Record Label||Mel Bay|
|Author(s)||Mizzy McCaskill & Dona Gilliam|