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Table of Contents for Flute Playing & the Art of Doing Less, Volume Two, Intonation, Resonance, and Color


Chapter One: The Learning Approach
Doing Less Requires Understanding and Time
Out-of-Context Skills
Learning a New Out-of-Context Skill
Transferring Skills
Three Steps Towards Implementing a Newly Transferred Skill
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: Intonation
Air In
Air Out
Intonation Exercises
Chapter Four: Overtones and the Sound of the Flute
All Single Notes are Chords
The Overtone Series, Partials, and Wavelengths
Two Improperly and One Properly Proportioned Single-Note Chord
Fixing a Short 2:1 Proportion
Fixing a Long 2:1 Proportion
Tuning always Takes Two Steps
Chapter Five: Single-Note Chord Tuning Exercises
Exercise 1 Blow-Vent Sizing - Correcting a Blow-End Vent that is Too Open
Exercise 2 Blow-Vent Sizing - Correcting a Blow-End Vent that is Too Closed
Exercise 3 Blow-Vent Sizing - Combining Exercises 1 and 2
Exercise 4 Air Speed Changes
Exercise 5 Aperture Changes
Exercise 6 Air Reed Length Changes
Exercise 7 Double-Stops
Exercise 8 Oscillations to Confirm Exercises 1-7
Exercise 9 Matching Harmonics
Exercise 10 Creating Whistle Tones
Exercise 11 Matching Whistle Tones
Exercise 12 Matching Harmonics and Whistle Tones
Instructions For Circumnavigating the Circle of Fifths
Chapter Six: Single-Note Chords and Color
Chapter Seven: Restored Fundamentals and Tuning
Chapter Eight: Playing Problems
A Problem-Solving Rubric
Addenda 1: Identifying Restored Fundamentals
Addenda 2: Color and Vent Variations that Add Resonance
Addenda 3: The Fundamental Basis of the Third Register