This little book is the perfect place to start your journey of learning to play the Native American style flute (NAF). No musical experience is necessary. In fact, for many people, learning to play the NAF is their first experience playing an instrument. This book will guide you through the basics of playing your flute right away. For those who want to continue building their skills, this book provides plenty of material to do that.
Book contents include:
Common bad habits to avoid from the start
Discovering your heartsong as a personal practice
Playing from the heart, the alpha and the omega of the NAF journey
Best practices of playing the NAF
Basic musical notation and how it relates to the NAF
An Extended Scale Reference Sheet showing all available notes and intervals on your NAF
Lakota Courting Song duet arrangement to share and enjoy with your flute friends
Modes 1, 2, and 4 as well as the minor and relative major keys for each flute
The Native American style flute is a musical instrument anyone can play! Discover your heartsong through your Native American style flute.