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Author Nakai, R. Carlos, 1946- author, composer.

Title The art of the Native American flute / by R. Carlos Nakai and James DeMars ; with additional material by David P. McAllester, Ken Light.

Publication Info. Phoenix, Ariz. : Canyon Records Productions ; [Missouri] : Mel Bay Publications [distributor], [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    788.35 Nakai,R NAK    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 121 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Native American flute lcmpt
Note Distributor from label.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-118) and discography (p. 118).
Contents Part I. The Native American flute -- Part II. Native American flute melodies -- Part III. The music of R. Carlos Nakai.
Summary A comprehensive instruction manual for learning to play the Native American flute, including information on tunings, fingerings, performance technique, tablature, style, history, standard notation, traditional ornaments, and a section on the care and maintenance of the flute. Also features sixteen transcriptions of songs from Nakai's recordings, and an analysis of his career as a recording artist and performer by the ethnomusicologist David P. McAllester.
Subject Nakai, R. Carlos, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Syotanka (Musical instrument)
Syotanka music.
Flute music.
Indians of North America -- Music.
Added Author DeMars, James, 1952-
McAllester, David P. (David Park), 1916-2006.
Light, Ken (Flutist).
Other Form: Online version: Nakai, R. Carlos, 1946- Art of the Native American flute. 1st ed. Phoenix, Ariz. : Canyon Records Productions ; [Missouri] : Mel Bay Publications [distributor], ©1996 (OCoLC)654328970
ISBN 0964788608
0786628987 : $19.95

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