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Table of Contents for Flute Playing & the Art of Doing Less Volume One, Air, Lip, and Tongue

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
FORWARD
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE: THE LEARNING APPROACH
DOING LESS REQUIRES UNDERSTANDING AND TIME
OUT-OF-CONTEXT SKILLS
LEARNING A NEW OUT-OF-CONTEXT SKILL
TRANSFERRING SKILLS
PASSIVE ACTION
SEPARATING CO-OCCURRING ACTIONS VIA PASSIVE ACTION
TESTING FOR THE LEAST AMOUNT OF DIFFERENCE
CHAPTER TWO: THE BASIC FLUTE
THE FLUTE AS AN AIR CATCHER
HOW THE FLUTE MAKES A SOUND
CHAPTER THREE: AIR WORK
BREATH, MINIMAL ACTION & THE LAW OF MECHANICAL SEPARATION
“CANDLE” BREATHING EXERCISES
VIBRATO
CHAPTER FOUR: LIP WORK
INTRODUCTION
THE BASIC SKILLS
EXERCISE 1 FIRM CORNERS
EXERCISE 2 FIRM CORNERS WITH AIR
EXERCISE 3 MOVING THE JAW UP AND DOWN
EXERCISE 4 FORWARD AND BACK CORNERS
EXERCISE 5 INACTIVE TO ACTIVE CORNERS IN DIFFERENT JAW POSITIONS
EXERCISE 6 CORNERS FORWARD & BACK IN DIFFERENT POSITIONS
EXERCISE 7 FIRM CORNERS WITH A SOFT UPPER LIP
EXERCISE 8 LIFTING THE TOP LIP
EXERCISE 9 MOVING THE TOP LIP FORWARD
EXERCISE 10 “FLUFFING” A LOOSE TOP LIP
EXERCISE 11 INCREASING MIDDLE LIP CONTROL
EXERCISE 12 APERTURE FORMATION
EXERCISE 13 FORMING VARIOUS APERTURE SIZES
EXERCISE 14 ACTIVE CORNERS PLUS TONGUE MOTION
EXERCISE 15 ADDING CORNER AND JAW MOTION TO NO. 14
EXERCISE 16 ACTIVE CORNERS, TONGUE MOTION & A SOFT MIDDLE LIP
CHAPTER FIVE: TONGUE WORK
INTRODUCTION
LEARNING ARTICULATION: APPROACH ONE
LEARNING ARTICULATION: APPROACH TWO

CHAPTER SIX: MECHANICAL SEPARATION EXERCISES
INTRODUCTION
MUSCLE-GROUPING HABITS FALL INTO THREE MAIN AREAS:
HABIT AREA 1: AIR FLOW
A BACK FLOW PRIMER
EXERCISE ONE
EXERCISE TWO
EXERCISE THREE
HABIT AREA 2: LIP, JAW, & TONGUE
HABIT AREA 3: BODY TENSION
CHAPTER SEVEN: LIP STABILITY