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Flute

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ISBN-10: 0300094981

ISBN-13: 9780300094985

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ardal Powell

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Description:

The ultimate guide to the heritage of the flute, this volume will delight both those who play the flute and those who love its music.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Shepherds, monks, and soldiers
The flute at war and at home
Consort and solo: the seventeenth century
The early eighteenth century: the 'baroque' flute's golden age
Quantz and the operatic style
The Classical flute
Travelling virtuosi, concert showpieces, and a new mass audience
Flute mania
The Boehm flute
Nineteenth-century eclecticism
The French Flute School
The flute in the age of recording
The flute in the early music revival
The postmodern age
Abbreviations
References and notes
Index