Sergio Rampino

tunebook 496 tunes.

bookmarks 72 bookmarks.

Novice flute player based in Padua (formerly in Pisa), Italy.

Flutes: practice flute by Hammy Hamilton, Pratten-based Delrin by Rob Forbes, R&R 6-key polymer M&E, R&R-based 8-key Delrin by Vincenzo di Mauro, R&R-based 6-key African blackwood by Steffen Gabriel.

Slow Session Pisa


Books on Irish music:
- Breandán Breathnach, Folk Music and Dances of Ireland, Ossian Publications, 1971
- Tomás Ó Canainn, Traditional Music in Ireland, Ossian Publications, 1978
- James R. Cowdery, The Melodic Tradition of Ireland, Kent State University Press, 1990

Books on the Irish flute:
- Hammy Hamilton, The Irish Flute Player’s Handbook
- Fintan Vallely, A Complete Guide to Learning the Irish Flute
- Conal Ó Gráda, An Fheadóg Mhór
- Grey Larsen, The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle
- June McCormack, Fliúit

On the web:

-, The Laws of Branjo - an essential reading on musical learning

-, Jack Campin’s tutorial on Scales and Modes in Scottish Traditional Music

-, Excerpt on scales and modes in Irish Traditional Music from Grey Larsen’s book The Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle

-, lost of good things from flute player Shannon Heaton. Shannon and Matt Heaton run a 1h online virtual guided (mid-tempo) session every saturday in streaming on Youtube

-, the Virtual Guided Session database of the sessions, sets and tunes played in the above mentioned Heatons’ saturday’s online sessions. More than 500 tunes played at a slow or medium pace

-, Facebook group of the Heatons’ Virtual Guided Session

-, website of the Wellington Irish session in New Zealand (tune archive, with slowdowner able to play either the tunes on the website or local audio from your computer)

-, Comhaltas “Foinn Seisiún” Vol. 1 tune collection

-, Comhaltas “Foinn Seisiún” Vol. 2 tune collection

-, Comhaltas “Foinn Seisiún” Vol. 3 tune collection

- plenty of Irish flute tunes played first slowly, then at tempo by Micheal Clarkson