Flute Lessons Module BOX 30

 

 

 

 

 

Total Time: 37 Minutes 53 Seconds

This is another melody that all flute players should have the privilege of playing. 

“Sing” out proudly while you play this one.

 

 

 

[headline style=”1″ font_size=”24″ font_font=”Arial” font_style=”bold” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]1. Find the measures in “4/4″… 6:00

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[headline style=”1″ font_size=”24″ font_font=”Arial” font_style=”bold” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]2. LOOOONNNNNG Slur 8:38

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Added Video to explain missing skills: 7:08

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[headline style=”1″ font_size=”24″ font_font=”Arial” font_style=”bold” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]3. Circle 4:13

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[headline style=”1″ font_size=”24″ font_font=”Arial” font_style=”bold” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]4. Ding Dong Merrily on High 🙂 9:34

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[headline style=”1″ font_size=”24″ font_font=”Arial” font_style=”bold” align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″]5. Ding Dong Merrily on High with Fingers and Accompaniment 2:20

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Remember to take notes and practice often.  Make it part of your routine and you’ll feel so good about your efforts.

*Listen to the performance mp3 with Flute to listen to me play.  Copy as best as you can.  🙂

Feeling Festive?

It doesn’t matter the time of year, this one is fun.

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77 thoughts on “Flute Lessons Module 30 Learn Flute Online”

  1. Hey Isa, it’s coming! Yay – I love what you’re doing as you’re working on these fingerings. For some reason I couldn’t open the first video posted here – it’s the edit link instead of the watch link. But, I can see the slower tempo one, and the first time through is really getting there. I love it. Take time to rewatch this slower one a couple of different times so you can focus on the left hand the first time and then the right hand the second time. You’ll see it and it’ll make you even smarter. You’re really flying through and picking up on all the skills you can improve with. So great!! Keep it up. ~Rebecca

  2. I know I will have to go back and revisit that D-C-D circle area again. Id like to eventually get this piece at the higher speed. But I am happy with what I have accomplished so far, and, getting used to the new flute.

  3. RebeccaFuller

    Hi Tracey, I’m so glad you asked. From your comment, it seems like you are understanding the task and are doing great! The 8th measure is only 4 beats, just like the rest, I think what has you confused is that I have placed a bar line in the middle of those 11 notes as a guide to help keep you on the right track. Since that is the only bar line in the music, I can understand how that is confusing. Here is a key for you with all the correct bar line markings, including the one I placed in the music.
    https://www.screencast.com/t/zFlHdOCF
    Good luck! ~Rebecca

  4. Hi I think the bar line you give us moves in the answers a tech hitch maybe?

  5. RebeccaFuller

    Hey Tracey, I’m trying so hard to understand what you mean here. I looked at the exercise (the one where you have to write the bar lines in, right?) ahhh, maybe I should have provided a key? Or did I? (in the video)

  6. Hi Rebecca I am really enjoying learning the flute with you. I haven’t played an instrument or read music before. In the find the measure module on the 8th measure I had added a measure and I don’t understand what I have done wrong. It seems very long with 11 notes in it and I have counted 2 sets of 4 counts. The rest of the excise I have right. So I am missing something here.
    Hope this makes sense difficult to describe it!

  7. Hey everyone, I’ve added a new video and pdf that lists the skills cut out of Video 3!

  8. Hi Linda, glad you like the tips. There are many more great skills coming that will make everything easier also. Keep it up! ~Rebecca

  9. Glad you added the video with the seven tips. This song have been really a challenge; both for breath control and getting speed with the fingering. Slowly it is getting better.

  10. Hi Rebecca
    Video 3 , the tips for extending the breathe is still cut off before the end . And I can’t find the tips written anywhere either as requested by another student.
    Also for this exercise with the metronome, when are we supposed to take a breath?

    thanks for the help

  11. Hi Hannelie, you’re right! It’s all about repeating the same movements (perfectly with good biomechanics also) over and over and over and over and over and over. I like to remind people that it’s these (100’s) of repetitions that make it happen. And, then it becomes simple. You never even have to think about it again… and you can then move onto a new challenge. It’s a cool phenomenon! ~Rebecca

  12. Hannelie Du Preez

    This song is really as fingering is concerned the most challenging module so far. I also find the CDEC circle very difficult and though I can play it seperately perfect, the moment its in the song I’m falling all over my fingers. It is as if my flute shift a little bit after playing C. How can I put that right?

  13. Is it possible for you to write out the hints you give on how to extend my breath? I have listened to this video several times and can never get to the end before it quits. Thank you. Carol

  14. Also, Am I supposed to do this entire slur in one breath at 60 BPM before lowering to 52 or 48?
    Thank you,
    Carol

  15. I am trying to listen to the whole lesson on the long slur video. It cuts out on me. I have signed out several times and I did get a little further, but never to the end. I just need to know the hints you are giving to extend my breath. Thank you, Carol

  16. Oh.. so sorry! I’ll search my database for an original and see if I can re-encode it. If not, I hope there’s enough to keep moving. 🙂 ~Rebecca

  17. RebeccaFuller

    You’re right Libby. Video #2 cuts off 2 minutes before the end. I did a search of my backup files, and can’t seem to find the original of that one. It’s a mystery. It sounds like I was giving a list of skill reminders that we’ve learned so far, and cautioning you all to stand up nice and straight with your flute straight as well. Sorry about this – if I run across this missing file, I will definitely add it here. Any others? ~Rebecca

  18. RebeccaFuller

    Hey Libby, yes I’ll check this module. Sometimes the internet land does funky things… Thanks for the heads up. ~Rebecca

  19. Jennifer Tarbert

    Hi Rebecca,
    The videos are cut short at the end. It seems like you were about to say something else but the video stops. The other modules are not like this. Could you fix it if it is part of the program? It might just be my laptop but who knows. 🙂

    Thanks,
    Libby

  20. Luv learning with you, Rebecca! I used to go to flute lessons with another teacher named Mike, and I learned how to slur then so I’m pretty good at it now. It’s one of my favorite things to do on my flute. 😉

  21. RebeccaFuller

    Angela, I’m not sure how long you’ve been working on this one skill, but if you are just sure your body just ‘cannot’ yet, it’s no problem.. you’ll get it within time. My suggestion is to fit as many long slur songs in your rehearsals daily as you can handle. As you move through the levels you’ll begin to notice your improvement. (I’m assuming you’re already doing everything else that helps breathing). I know you can do it- sometimes it just takes learning even more and some good old fashion ‘time’. 🙂

  22. Angela Glover

    How many lifetimes will it take me to get this slur in one breath? I can’t even tell you how many times I have practiced this. First my lips go dry and then I just lose the breath, and I am getting very frustrated. I stop and do something else then go back. I’ve done the circles at least as many times. I’ve done them a few times in one breath, but can’t seem to do this. Ugh. Anyone else having as much of a hard time as I?

  23. Anne Randeberg

    Hi Rebecca! The video #2 is 8:38 long, but it cuts you off in the middle of a sentence. The same is for video 03 for me.

  24. RebeccaFuller

    Hi Lucia, I just watched video 2 on the slurring (with tricks) and it played fine for me. It should be 8:38. Try again today, I’m sure you’ll see it all this time. ~ Rebecca

  25. Rebecca your video about slurring ends before it should so i never hear the tricks?

  26. RebeccaFuller

    Hi Brenna, it’s true that there are some important ‘not so easy’ fingerings in this one. I’m being ‘sneaky teacher’ so you’ll practice them a lot and get really good. Then, everything surrounding these fingerings will be super-duper easy from now on. Just slow down and repeat, repeat, repeat. You can do it. 🙂 ~ Rebecca

  27. Brenna Lepage

    This song sure is hard! I’ve been playing it for a long time now and still can’t seem to get it 100%. Is there maybe any helpful tips for learning this song?

  28. RebeccaFuller

    Yes, it definitely takes practice. The longer you have played the longer you can hold your tones. Practice loooooong tones daily while moving up a very slow scale slurring. This will really help a ton.

  29. Anand Ramakrishna

    Hi Rebecca,

    How to develop playing that long phrase with a single breathe. I tried to play each of those repeating patterns alone and I managed to play each patter except the one that starts in E at least 8 times. The patterns that starts in E tends to take the most Air.

    I can take breathing breaks at those dotted quarters but I really want to get in one breathe. I heard you play this and I told myself that’s how I want to sound.

    -Anand~

  30. Michael Crawshaw

    Hi
    Ezequiel, I had this happen earlier and found that I had timed out and just needed to sign in again.

  31. Michael Crawshaw

    Elaine, it’s called Ding Dong because it’s a Christmas Song, the first couple of lines are :-
    “Ding Dong Merrily on high
    In Heaven the bells are ringing”
    I did notice a great improvement in your tone and it’s nice to see you without your neck brace, I hope that this means that you are better and not that this is an old video.

  32. Hi Kathy, just use your webcam to video yourself and then upload it to YouTube. We’d love to see you! 🙂 ~ Rebecca

  33. Wow..!!! I am soooo looking forward to learning this….I love this for flute ! It sounds very challenging but will come with practice, I know…..Maybe by next Christmas I will be ready to play at our family Christmas Eve gathering…..or not !!

    ok….got to get working….I really enjoy watching other people’s video….still can’t figure out how to post….I have an Apple computer….any tips from anyone?

    Thanks, Rebecca, for another good choice of music…

    Kathy

  34. sweet, Abdu I love your analysis. You’re TOTALLY CORRECT when you say “The more precise the note tone is, the longer the breath.” Playing the flute is just SCIENCE. 🙂 ~ Rebecca

  35. Oh, Abdu. This makes me so so so proud! You are really getting solid. I was happy to see BOTH tempos here. Congrats! *btw the trick to making it to the end of the phrase is 1. start a little softer on the high part of the phrase and when you get closer to the end start pressing on your belly to force the air out… don’t let it all escape out of your mouth at once. You’ll be able to do it. Awesome! Rebecca

  36. Hello Rebecca , I had so much fun and lots of challenging playing this piece . Unfortunately, I haven’t manage to play the whole slur on one breath ( is that normal at this stage ?? ) , but I really gave it the best I can so far !

    Please found the link below , and would love to here your feedback 🙂

    http://youtu.be/14-GseCajtk

    ~ Abdu

  37. Thank you! this tactic works really well with me ..I always love , and appreciate , your psychological way of tricking the mind ! haha

    I managed now to do the whole slur at one time but with a faster tempo than that of the accompaniment . However, with the provided accompaniment I do it with one breath in the middle. It was very useful as well to go through what Amy and Jim wrote above, I would like to add couple of things I notice whilst playing, and correct me if I am wrong please.

    – I notice that Spitting that are attached to the inner surface of the cylinder acts as a ” resistance” to the air blow; hence, reduce the length of the breath. so I make sure to clean the inner regularly whilst playing and not only before I put it back in the box.

    – The more precise the note tone is, the longer the breath. If the tone does not come out in its right path through the holes, the blown air will struggle rather than moving smoothly without touching any of the inner surface . It will hit the inside metal and hence , again , acts as a resistance and reduce the length of the breath.

    Hopefully by tomorrow or Saturday morning will upload my record so you can see how far I gone through this.

    ~ Abdu

  38. Many people have a hard time switching from D to C quickly. It’s a problem spot for many until it has been practiced perfectly LOTS of times slowly,… then quickly,… then even faster. Pretend you are a car that is shifting its way through a race… start in gear 1 (repeat 15 times), then gear 2 (repeat 10 times) then gear 3 (repeat 5 times). Then re-do this whole exercise a few times daily. You’ll get it, I’m confident. ~ Rebecca

  39. Now, that is really challenging ! sooooo much of practicing is needed and alot of mind teasing ! the circle practice is a mind teasing but perfect skill ! I am working on the song now, and so far I managed to do the six measures slur on two breaths ! ..there is one thing though..for some reason I cannot get the middle circle ( E. D CDEC D. ) softly like the others . I mean , I can do it on its own perfectly, but when it is in the slur I have a hiccup.

    any tips ??

    Thanks ~ Abdu 🙂

  40. You’ll have to see how you do… not everyone is in the right position to get this right away. Let me know if you need more hints. 😉 Rebecca

  41. Hi Ezequiel, I clicked on both videos 3 and 4 and they both played just fine for me. Have you tried using a different browser? ~ Rebecca

  42. Frank Pederson

    As I prepare for my time away, I’ve loaded things to practice. And practice I will. It seems you always know what I need to practice and the questions I’m asking myself. You are terrific, I greatly appreciate what you do. Thanks, Merci, and salamat po.. Frank

  43. Hey Elaine, you stayed with this accompaniment really well. I like it! If you were standing right next to me today I would encourage you to take one really big breath and make it through those phrases rather than lots of little ones. Try that on for size during your next practice. Good job!

  44. Ding Dong Merrily in the high key of C. I have memorized it. It is fun memorizing these songs. I know I need to work on memorizing, and playing the songs, as though I was Reading the music. I have to remember the half notes, the dotted quarter notes, which time and key signature I am in, etc. I will get there. Having fun and learning is a great combination!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19TiKd0dXJ0

  45. I keep practicing – it is getting better – actually the tone is and the fingering is better. this one is a challenge for sure. I moved to the Bonus module next and have been working on that one and coming back to this one as well. It helps actually. Thanks more to follow.

  46. Yes, this one is challenging but OH SO GOOD. You can do it!! Do your repeats and make sure you STAND UP when practicing. This really will help! I love this one, and I did put some faster tempo accompaniments here so you have a challenge. **Remember that you will be able to come back to this one after you’ve moved on also. You’ll want to eventually get it to the fast tempo, but it doesn’t need to be today. Keep working on it. You’re awesome!

  47. Hi Rebecca, Wow this one is definitely a challenge. Hard to believe, but I am not having as much trouble with holding the breaths as I am reading the notes fast enough and making my fingers catch up but that only happens when I get to the circles – even in the practice mode. I like Amy’s suggestion to keep playing one section/circle over and over again until it becomes easier. I tried the performance section a couple times just for fun and I there was no way I could keep up. It is going to be really fun once I get it though.

  48. Ooh, passing out would not be good. I will just be patient with myself and keep practicing and breathing and allow myself time to adjust. 🙂

  49. Yes, your body needs time to adjust – and I will continue showing you new ways to get that done as well. Until then don’t pass out – breathe first. 🙂

  50. Whoo, that was fast (but fun). Here it is: http://youtu.be/0GYDQ4jECgM
    I am still struggling with my breathing. I am wondering if it might have something to do with my aperture not being small enough or not having enough air actually go into the flute. When watching the video, I noticed that I took pretty shallow breaths. So I need to remember to take big yawn breaths before I play. I still don’t know if I will ever be able to play the slurs on this song in one breath, but I am going to keep working on my breathing and hope that one day, I can play the flute without running out of breath every four beats or so. I am going to continue the tone exercise in this module and get it slower and slower, so hopefully that will help with my breathing too. The breathing (and consistent tone) have been my biggest obstacles, but I am going to keep at it until I hear improvement.

  51. Good job, Amy. You’re totally understanding the logic I teach with. Take the bits and pieces- practice them until mastered, then start fitting them together. It’s like making a “chain”. Once you can lock all of the links together you have a beautiful melody! 🙂

  52. Keep at it, Jim. You’ll get it. This piece is very fast, and the fingerings get tricky. Practicing the circles before playing this song helps a lot. One of the other things I have been doing is practicing each measure over and over again until I feel comfortable with it. I do this for each of the measures that I find tricky. Once I feel comfortable with each measure, I put them all together and play them. I was able to keep up with the performance tempo after using this approach, but I do need to sneak in a couple breaths during the long slurs. Sneaking breaths in after the dotted quarter notes does help to keep the flow of piece going. I will hopefully post a video soon too.

  53. Thanks Amy and Rebecca. I do play all the pieces that we have completed so far, and even church hymns that we sing every Sunday, to add variety. As far as the breath goes, there is no problem for me at the performance tempo or even at MM 120. It’s the articulation of each note. As get faster and faster the articulation gets sloppy, but I’m getting better. I’ll post a video soon and you’ll see what I mean.
    Yes, there are levels within levels. there is no doubt that my playing of the earlier songs is much improved, and while I practice each day, I don’t practice this piece each day, and I can hear the difference when I get back to this piece. As a result of practicing this high tempo, I am playing all of the previous pieces at a higher tempo very comfortably. I even have to remind myself to slow down.
    Thanks again… 🙂

  54. Great advise, Amy!
    And.. I’ll add to it:

    The learning waves are in different places for different people. One thing that will be easy for one person may give someone else complete fits. It’s totally okay. Another main reason I ask you to review all of your songs every time you practice is so that the more you learn about playing flute the more you can add to your review pieces – even if they were “sub-par” to you when you first learned.

    There are levels within levels. And levels within each piece.
    Strive to get all of the levels and you’re ready to move on!

    🙂

  55. Hi, Jim. Sorry you are having so much trouble with this one. I am looking at the sheet music and wondering if I am ever going to be able to pull those slurs off in one breath. I remember singing this song in chorus and not being able to always make it through the slurs in one breath.

    May I make a suggestion? Try practicing the song without your flute. Just do the fingerings in the air while breathing into the air the way you would breathe into your flute. That way you can concentrate on just the fingerings for a while and not worry about what type of sound you are making. It will help you become more familiar with the fingerings and the song for when you do try to play it with your flute again. I use this trick sometimes when learning new music.

    I would try not to stress out too much about getting up to performance tempo. I am taking a piano ensemble class, and I am having trouble keeping up with their tempo. I can play it fine at a slower tempo, but once they speed it up, I am completely lost. I may have to ask them to slow it down for me for the recital next week.

    If this module becomes too frustrating, I suggest moving on and coming back to it so it doesn’t discourage you from practicing. I am still working on getting through all the slurs in one breath in Aura Lee (from 15 modules ago). I have no idea how I am going to get through all the slurs in Ding Dong Merrily on High, but I am going to go for it and see how it goes.

    Good luck, Jim.

  56. It’s a challenge all right, it’s stopped me dead in my tracks! I find myself wanting to move on, but I think it’s necessary to get up to your performance speed before moving on…

  57. RebeccaFuller

    Very good Jim!!! Remember that these metronome markings are suggestions – without hearing you and knowing exactly what level you are on I just had to guess what would challenge you all. 🙂

  58. Well, here I am with another week gone by and I finally have the metronome up to 132, but I have to take a breath towards the later part of the second long slur. One things for sure, this takes a lot of practice. I do hope to get there some time soon…

  59. About a week ago, I was able to play this at the the practice tempo, with the long slurs in one breath, and I’ve been hard at it ever since, but I haven’t been able to make performance tempo yet. As I begin to move my metronome above 126 or so, my playing gets sloppy and I continue to fall out of time. Is this normal or do I spend the rest of my days on module 30?

  60. Thank you Rebecca. Very good exercise you taught us in this module. I think my high notes are getting better with the long tone exercise!

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