The Flute

The Flute

Book - 2002
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The story of the flute in the musical life of Europe and North America from the 12th century to the 21st. It seeks to illustrate the relationship that has bound the instrument, its music, and performance technique together through eight centuries of shifting musical tastes and practices.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780300093414
Branch Call Number: 788.3 Pow
Characteristics: x, 347 p. : ill. (some col.), music. --


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May 23, 2016

A history of the concert flute. A good book to read as counterpoint to Nancy Toff's "The Flute Book". Older flutes are considered in their own right and as well suited to the music they played, not as stepping stones to the modern flute.

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