Alto & Bass Books

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Potter_AltoFluteMethod-cov-cAlto Flute Method

The Alto Method includes sections on tone development, improving breath control, low flutes scales, etudes for tone and technique, alternate fingerings, recommended repertoire, performance aids, and links to a list of repair people to name a few!

$24.95

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Chris_BassMethod-cov-dBass Flute Method

The Bass Method of 50+ pages includes sections on tone development, improving breath control, setting up the curve, how to hold the bass up more comfortably, low flutes scales, etudes for tone and technique, alternate fingerings, recommended repertoire, performance aids, tips for purchasing a bass, and, a link to a list of low flutes repair people among other useful information.

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Solo Pieces

Alto and Bass Flute Solos

Alto and Bass Flute Solos contains 20 easy and intermediate level pieces. Published by Falls House Press and distributed through Presser. Irish, Japanese and Negro Spirituals are included, as well as composers ranging from Verdi to Telemann.

$12.00

Alto and Bass Flute Solos, piano accompaniments

Published by Falls House Press and distributed through Presser. The piano parts have been transposed so the solo part for alto and bass is the same. Specify if you want accompaniment for alto or for bass.

$28.00

Three Vocalises for alto flute and piano

Published by Falls House Press and distributed through Presser. The famous Rachmaninoff Vocalise is included in this book, as well as an exotic Spanish-flavored Ravel Vocalise and a wonderful Faure previously unknown to me. A vocalise is originally written for voice without words.

$18.00

Three Vocalises for bass flute and piano

Published by Falls House Press and distributed through Presser. Includes the same three pieces as the alto book. The piano part has been transposed so the solo alto version and the solo bass version are the same. Could also be performed on c flute.

$18.00


Chamber Music

Dogs Among the Bushes

Dogs Among the Bushes is a traditional Irish tune arranged for two alto flutes, bass flute and optional contrabass. The ornaments are written out. I thought this title was quite fun and the tune charming! Perfect for Irish-themed concerts. Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$12.00

Les Plaisirs from the Suite in A Minor by Telemann

arranged for two alto flutes and bass flute, with optional contrabass

This charming piece from the standard flute repertoire works well in a concert setting as well as background music. The first alto plays the solo flute line and the second alto covers the right hand of the piano part. Intermediate and advanced players will find this piece lots of fun. Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$12.00

Presto from the Bach Flute Sonata No. 1.

Another fun fugue by Bach arranged for two alto flutes and bass flute. The alto plays the original flute part, the bass plays a combination of the right hand of the piano and the bass line. Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$10.00

Rejouissance from the Suite in A Minor by Telemann

arranged for two alto flutes, bass flute and optional contrabass

This energetic dance from the standard flute repertoire has the first alto playing the original flute part, the second alto playing right hand of the piano part and the bass flute playing the bass line. Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$12.00

MENUET 2 FROM THE TELEMANN SUITE IN A MINOR

For intermediate alto and bass players. The alto plays the original solo part, the bass plays the bass line. Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$4.00

NIGHT VISIONS

Night Visions by Brahms for 3 altos, 2 basses and contrabass. A mysterious but rich setting of a short piano piece.  Self-published. Currently available as a digital download with no postage charge.

$12.00