In this series, Kaoru Watanabe teaches and demonstrates basic fue technique including the folk song “Sakura Sakura”.
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In this lesson Kaoru goes over basic terminology and the different sizes and tuning styles for the shinobue.
In this lesson Kaoru introduces different kinds of fue and gives glimpse into the wider world of the instrument.
Kaoru teaches how to prepare your body to play the fue and get into the playing position.
Kaoru teaches how to make your first sounds with the fue and talks about trouble shooting if you are having difficulty making a tone.
Kaoru teaches several Long Tone Exercises designed to build technique and tone.
Kaoru teaches several breathing exercises and expands on the Long Tone Exercises introduced in Lesson 5.
Kaoru teaches Sakura Sakura a simple Japanese folk melody.
Kaoru talks about Developing Facility and teaches several exercises designed to build technique on the fue.
Kaoru teaches how to control your Pitch / Dynamics / Vibrato on the fue.
Kaoru brings together all the lessons and teaches how to apply them to a melody.