If I were a blackbird I would sing with as many colors as possible. This is a simple melody. Adding the key clicks is a good coordination exercise. It should sound like two flutes are playing. Let the melody sing and make the key clicks very rhythmic.
Flute Colors arrangements
Sheet music with extended techniques for flute
Here you can buy and download sheet music of arrangements with extended techniques for flute.
Variations on well know flute exercises, traditional songs, but also modern pop songs. From Drouet and Bach to Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars. Have fun with extended techniques for flute!
This piece is inspired by the poem ‘Together’ by Rupi Kaur. The poem is about the irony of us all feeling lonely at the same time. The piece tries to capture those feelings of isolation that we all feel, knowing
that each person who listens to this understands those feelings too. Sometimes knowing just knowing other people have those feelings too is enough.
I like wind sounds, especially alternated with regular flute sound. The feeling of flexibility and freedom cannot be described. If you play a traditional flute piece after practicing this flexibility exercise, it will be with much more control.
This catchy song was used in one of the Shrek movies and became very famous. Now we can use it to practice one of the most challenging things while learning circular breathing: inflating and deflating the cheeks while playing. Also a nice exercise if you are not interested in learning circular breathing.
Studies are designed to teach something. You can learn even more by adding extended techniques. Fluttertongue stimulates support to improve your sound and key clicks and pizzicato help you make more precise finger movements in combination with support.
A challenge for those who are learning circular breathing. If you can not do it yet please watch the videos on the flute colors website and don’t give up. You can start with the added exercise to get familiar with circular breathing in all registers. And then veloce!
Keep the spirits up with this happy song. I feel good! The famous motive can be played easily with tone bending. The funny sound of the tongue stops will add even more fun to it. A little rest with the key clicks and the harmonics help you to increase the support. You will feel good after playing this warming up exercise.