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Method for learning to play the panpipe, Vol. 1 is an extremely useful material for all those who want to discover the mysteries of this instrument, beginners and advanced. The objective of the method is the harmonious combination of theoretical knowledge and practical work: hygiene rules, lip technique, tongue technique, breathing technique and sound emission technique, exercises for sound formation, development of rhythm, etc. All these practical problems are based on scientific theoretical explanations, meant to help and ease technical difficulties.
It is the only method in the world that proposes a different vibrato for the panpipe – used by internationally known panpipe singer Oana Lianu, using the air column instead of the hand. Together with the second volume, The panpipe between Tradition and Modernity, was the material Univ. Lect. PhD Oana Lianu used for her thesis, awarded the Summa cum laude honor.
Method for learning to play the Panpipe Vol. 2, The panpipe between Tradition and Modernity is addressed to everyone who loves this wonderful instrument. Although the panpipe is a very old instrument, there is little specialized literature on the subject, due to the lack of knowledge of the instrument’s potential.
In this volume you can find detailed descriptions of the technical and expressive possibilities of the panpipe: musical scales, registers, musical notation, tuning, chromatization and halftone formation, as well as the execution of ornaments, with their exemplification.