Célèbre Méthode Complète de Flûte (Volume 1) is an entirely revised and new approach to Flute studies. French flautist, Joseph-Henri Altès provides instruction on modern technique, supported by expansive exercises.
In volume one, a complete description of the Flute and how to maintain it is included, followed by studies in tone, fingering and the range of the instrument. This Altès volume concludes with further progressive exercises to ensure a smooth development and transition to the studies of the second volume. Célèbre Méthode Complète de Flûte (Volume 1) also considers posture, the production of sound, breath control, note values, time signatures and key signatures, among other aspects. Moreover, a helpful fingering chart is included. Célèbre Méthode Complète de Flûte is an important progression aid for Flute beginners.