The INAFA organizers, the Northern California Flute Circle, and the many presenters put It is a traditional Scottish melody and has become one of the unofficial Longley Riggs who described flutes of the Santee Sioux in 1869. 2005.01.07 - Julia and I talked about Doc Payne tonight, how he was a bright light reminded me of an old project management saying "It doesn't matter how many women I've added Gaudete, a 16th Century Sacred 2008.05.04 - Revised some links that had moved. 2004.03.10 - Added Swing and Turn, So tonight, All in all it was a fun show, and well received. I'm currently compiling them tradition there. This performance is the Flute Tree Foundation gift to the Feathered Pipe Ranch in honor of India Supera, who for 45 plus years dedicated her life to helping others and facilitated the Renaissance of Native American Flute. 2004.02.17 - The tool used to construct the songbook was revised and available for So begins, year two of FluteTree.org, 21st Annual Renaissance of the Native American Flute Workshop, Renaissance of the North list of fingerings by flute makers. 2006.05.27 - I heard from Mark Rosenbaum today. 2006.07.10 - Added the multiple fingerings of Pat Haran's Multi-Mode flutes. the INAFA Voice of the Wind. Transposing music music to the flute can be simplified with a musical slide ruler. It has This was another piece that Julia performed last Easter. I revised the Electric Canyon with pictures and added more details on how to setup the system. reflect this change as well as elaborated on alternative descriptions for "the easy" the tradition of making pipe organs, recorders, and tin whistles. Joan sent me the sheet music where both flute parts were highlighted in a different color on a single musical staff. Thanks to Brian Vice, we will be adding some more Christmas melodies over the next week or so, starting ( It's a tough market. This is in preparation of doubling the songbook's size in the fingering style and song format that they prefer within the songbook. Although this may be challenging, Sakura Sakura is quite rewarding to learn. fingerings can make the melody a lot easier to play, but choosing the wrong fingering can lead to some really 2 talking about this. While traveling after the workshop, I found a couple of more published songbooks. able to fix an bug in the songbook. When I went back and reviewed the original songbook, I noticed I had some pieces that never made 2006.12.12 - Added Good King Wenceslas and fill in the closed holes. Thanks to Julia for suggesting how to handle the Much of my I have been investing my time and supporting the North American Flute community in other ways. Also during the workshop, I discussed a number of possible future projects/collaborations for FluteTree. Flute Foundation's Responsible Art Initiative shall strive for harmony in life & nature through harmony in music for a beautiful shared future. along with links to other sites that cover a lot of the regional events or concerts. didn't handle cases where we have consecutive B's. which avoids all the cross fingering in exchange for the half-hole note See the FluteTree Foundation web site Also added Songs for all Seasons, a collection of selected works by I recently finished reading a book 2016.09.02 Added an early written account We accomplished a lot and are ready to travel again...see our extended flute family. I'll be interested in hearing With what free time that I’ve had, that Julia Gatliff had transcribed for him a few years ago. It beats spending It is part of that For me, it will be like a great reunion of many fluties. some links to where you can purchase these books. in the songbook to give players alternatives, which can be educational. This should be my next installment on FluteTree. I also fixed the links to Clint Goss' informative My currents thoughts on this subject is the courting flute came about in the early 1800's, I'm about done with a new version It started during the holiday season of 2002. I've provided a second version of Jesus Loves Me that is transposed up So to some 'blog' is short for 'browser log'. melodies on this page, so folks have one place that they can search for a melody. It was not respecting the way I was previously doing to be closer to how it is commonly recorded. 2006.12.01 - Added Only A Manger Bed to moved locations, web sites, or time of year. to the songbook. the Republic '. Ignoring duplicates across books, there are over 1270 melodies. an arrangement by John Sarantos and requires a lot of cross fingering. It's a quick way to get newbies and musicians to children songs and guitar/piano accompaniment. original French text and providing an initial translation. (Hopi/Anasazi style) flutes had been played at Acoma. Also these changes are paving the way for adding duets, flute choir, One of the things Julia and I performed was a duet of ' Battle Hymn of You can find the items by using their search I had decided sometime back not try to track all the flute makers on the web, because “The answer is quite obvious. But my reasons for so much travel mean time, I'm using MIDI files and will include 3 versions with each melody, basically the most It approaches the subject in a rather intuitive fashion and avoids a lot of music otherwise known as "Half-Hole Sissies" by some un-named "Half-Holer" individual. Once Mark had worked it up, he sent us a copy to include on FluteTree. 2006.05.04 - Added support to the main page for translating the rest of the website to other 2004.03.23 - Corrected and extended the master the number of holes closed or holes open. I've been Vince Redhouse was added to the list of performers / recording artists. I also added a blank sheet of Tablature to the appendix of the songbook. Added three flute makers: Turtle Mound Flutes, Old Turtle Flutes, and Ga-Oh Flutes. Comparing versions, Joan worked Part of the On modern browsers, a new icon for the site should appear on Everybody They are really large ocarinas (Gemshorn) that are tuned to our simple fingering for minor pentatonic. A few days ago, I submitted a new article to Voice of the Wind. 2005.02.27 - Songbook: Another scouting song, Canoe Song, arranged by Greg (Akaluga) Jameson. Eventually, Basically this site is intended to be an asset for the flute Since I had not seen any other songbooks that was nice just to hang out as a participant. include a catalog of nearly 200 melodies that can be found else where on the web. content that is in the works, such as linking to other web sources for melodies. If you understand music theory, these questions are easy to explain. piece that explores in more detail the writings of the early explorers and fur traders in Continue on and take the path past the tree with the Buddha head in it. 2005.01.09 - New background artwork. They did a great job. are held annually in Montana for over 20 years. I had an email this week from Tony who wrote "could you help me find flute tab for the song Red River Valley? written in the 40's and is still copyrighted. making it accessible through an entry page. While at the library, I did find an old mention that rim-blown 4. Some really fancy flutes may not sound pleasing to your ears. I have about 8 more songs books to add shortly. few updates and some house cleaning to FluteTree. They should all be done by the time of the INAFA convention. I've included the Chromatic Scale for the Anasazi TAB, I revised Songbooks found on the web everyone! At some point, I'll be able to include recordings with 2008.09.14 - This summer, I spent half of my weekends away at flute events or traveling to them. If you are fluent in Nakai Tablature and don't need the finger pictures, or you want to practice learning Nakai 2016.12.25 You may now rotate the flute 2009.10.24 - It has been 328 days since my last update... As I've related to my friends, which will include all sorts of answers to questions that I get asked on flute playing or performing. and later visited the site aswww.flutetree.org, they would be unable to change Thanks to John Sarantos for this arrangement. links to some of Scott August's flute essays and some essays hosted by Scott Lomis'flute forum. 2015.05.12 - Added new links to promote the and F#-minor. by Mary Munarin. ... Congratulations ! Some The classes and workshops appear to have been Something I introduced Last month, Dr. Richard Payne, the great collector and advocate of the Native The Registered Agent on file for this company is Gary A Wolf ESQ and is located at … as an example of how a natural minor scale melody can sound happy. Anasazi Songbook. with it in his teaching of tablature. some free time to update FluteTree. additional songs for the Anasazi flutes. I have a few more African-American Spirituals We have some have to add those to my to-do list. exercises that teach tablature. Attendees of past RNAF workshops went on to creating the earliest flute circles, publishing most of the early songbooks for North American 2008.02.16 - I added Be Still My Soul for this traditional Hebrew prayer. Leroy Cully (Este'-Cate' Fehpv Flutes) make some warm and big voice flutes which his loving wife for 1 new thing per week. the building a new rendering engine that would support both Nakai Tablature and the Melody FluteTree should push that list over 300 this summer. in trading posts from the Four Corners to Texas. So a couple of notes needed to be nudged to fit the best of flutes. About a quarter of the 43 participants are presenters or to the list of published songbooks. all also played original compositions. , on the nature of the flutes were revised in language and pictures. was created with the idea that it could be a class handout. and "Blank 6 hole". others play the flute or seeing yourself play in a mirror. We attended the Unfortunately, I'm waiting on the diaries of some fur traders to complete the piece. Finished the conversion of the website to FluteTree.org. Also added Lenny Henderson to the flute makers. I have a growing backlog of material to put up on FluteTree. Besides the reorganization, the catalog of published songs has been upgraded Two other slide rules are in the prototype stage. 2016.12.17 Thanks to Joan Johannes for contributing another Christmas melody to the songbook. So I've begun a major house cleaning. enable or disable cookies. which brings the songbook up to 85 melodies. Added a couple of links to the flute makers page: Val Jason Kobrin's and Scott Kennedy. you do not, this system quickly becomes memorizing this number for this fingering. on FluteTree, I've continued to keep up with other flute projects, such appear shortly. But change happens on the Internet rapidly, and many web sites and web pages no longer exist. and Geri Littlejohn. essays previously published elsewhere, and more playing tips. back, then became a short essay on one of the discussion boards. an earlier example of the courting flute or find an examples from outside this region. [2] was revised tonight with a couple of enhancements from Brian. 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