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The Seventh Edition was released on December 20, 2022! Thank you to all our contributors for the incredible job of preparing the magazine! They provided unique articles and research that can't be found anywhere else! Read the magazine in any language using the translation feature! Don't forget to come back to read more, comment and share!

Il flauto in forma
Edition 7 - December 2022, Flute Making and Repair, Italy / December 20, 2022 by Massimiliano Brescini Analisi di alcuni aspetti tecnici per conoscere ed ottenere il meglio dal nostro strumento Ogni flautista all’avvicinarsi di un importante evento, concerto, concorso o lezione che sia
Selecting the Best Pads for Your Flute
Edition 6 - September 2022, Editors' Choice, Flute Making and Repair, USA / September 20, 2022 By Rachael Simon As a professional flute repair specialist, one of the most common questions I receive from flutists is, “What kind of pads should I get?”. I love getting

MULTIMEDIA
The Electric Flute: An Introduction to Playing with Effects
Edition 7 - December 2022, Multimedia, USA / December 20, 2022

By Melissa Keeling INTRODUCTION I will never forget the first time I heard my flute through effects pedals (the “electric

El desafío de las clases online
Argentina, Edition 5 - June 2022, Multimedia / June 20, 2022

Valentina Galaz La metodología para desarrollar una clase online es evidentemente muy diferente a la clase presencial. En lo que

RealStage: un nuovo compagno di studi
Edition 5 - June 2022, Ensembles & Repertoire, Italy, Multimedia / June 20, 2022

di Gian Marco Verdone Studio solitario? Abbiamo un “piano”! Durante la mia esperienza come Maestro Collaboratore presso l’Accademia del Flauto

Podcasting: An Entrepreneurial Opportunity for the Modern-Day Musician
Edition 4 - March 2022, Multimedia, USA / March 20, 2022

By Dr. Heidi Kay Begay Changes Within the Music Industry I have a question for you. Have you noticed how


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Flute Methods for Intermediate Students
Children's Corner, China, Edition 5 - June 2022, Italy, Pedagogy / June 20, 2022 by Enrico Sartori When I talk about intermediate flute students I refer to those who had regular flute lessons for a semester or one year, learned all the positions of
Speed Up Your Brain for Efficient Practice 
Children's Corner, Edition 5 - June 2022, Pedagogy, USA / June 20, 2022 by Kathy Blocki Do you ever feel a brain fog when trying to conquer a passage? Or maybe you feel like one of your students is in a brain fog. Sometimes you
Aktive SchülerInnen, ein Wunschtraum jeder Lehrperson?
Children's Corner, Edition 4 - March 2022, Germany / March 20, 2022 Ein Plädoyer für schüleraktivierenden Instrumentalunterricht Von lic. phil. Renate Lemmer Schönenberger Kennen Sie diese drei Situationen? Die SchülerIn ist wortkarg und antriebslos … Sie als Lehrperson sind überaktiv und versuchen
Основы игры на флейте. Часть 1.
Children's Corner, Edition 4 - March 2022, Pedagogy, Russia / March 20, 2022 Автор - Илья Дворецкий Всю свою жизнь, как и большинство профессиональных флейтистов, я посвятил игре на флейте. 38 лет постоянного опыта игры на этом прекрасном инструменте сподвигли меня задуматься о
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Пан и Сиринга в мифологии и искусстве
Edition 7 - December 2022, Flute in Art, Russia / December 20, 2022

Pan and Syrinx, Pierre Mignard, c.1686-1690. Автор: Марина Вологдина Древнегреческая легенда повествует о происхождении флейты Пана - одной из старейших

The mystery of the flutist’s portrait
Edition 6 - September 2022, Flute in Art / September 20, 2022

by Yulia Berry In May 2022, at the sale of old paintings, one lot exceeded all expectations and became the

Flute in the art of Japan
Edition 4 - March 2022, Flute in Art, USA / March 20, 2022

by Yulia Berry The most exquisite form of art in Japan besides music is painting. It was inseparable from calligraphy,

Flute in the art of the Dutch Golden Age
Edition 3 - December 2021, Flute in Art, North America / December 20, 2021

by Yulia Berry The Dutch Golden Age was a period in the history of the Netherlands, spanning about the 17th

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The Electric Flute: An Introduction to Playing with Effects
Edition 7 - December 2022, Multimedia, USA / December 20, 2022

By Melissa Keeling INTRODUCTION I will never forget the first time I heard my flute through effects pedals (the “electric

El desafío de las clases online
Argentina, Edition 5 - June 2022, Multimedia / June 20, 2022

Valentina Galaz La metodología para desarrollar una clase online es evidentemente muy diferente a la clase presencial. En lo que

RealStage: un nuovo compagno di studi
Edition 5 - June 2022, Ensembles & Repertoire, Italy, Multimedia / June 20, 2022

di Gian Marco Verdone Studio solitario? Abbiamo un “piano”! Durante la mia esperienza come Maestro Collaboratore presso l’Accademia del Flauto

 

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Zijn ghost harmonics eng of redden ze hoge noten?
Edition 6 - September 2022, Flute Technique, The Netherlands / September 20, 2022 Rogier de Pijper Het derde register van de fluit zorgt vaak voor stress bij fluitisten die ik tegenkom. Het wordt soms geassocieerd met moeilijk, hard en lelijk. Vooral leerlingen die
Getting More Out of Tone Development
Australia, Edition 5 - June 2022, Flute Technique / June 20, 2022 By Eileen Gilligan  Tone Development Through Interpretation by Marcel Moyse is an amazing resource he has given flute players. Not only is it full of inspirational extracts and exercises that
Appoggio and the Art and Science of Bel Canto Flute Pedagogy
Edition 5 - June 2022, Flute Technique, Pedagogy, USA / June 20, 2022 by Robert Cart This article introduces flutists to the imagery and physiological concepts of vocal pedagogy as presented by the great masters of bel canto singing (Lamperti, Garcia, Miller, et
Making The Flute Sing!  How Does a Player Do This?
Australia, Edition 4 - March 2022, Flute Technique / March 20, 2022 by Eileen Gilligan It all started with the Boehm system flute and the French School of flute playing. The Boehm system made from metal and with larger tone holes enabled


PHYSIOLOGY
Lo staccato nel flauto traverso e negli strumenti a fiato
Edition 7 - December 2022, Italy, Physiology / December 20, 2022

di Marco Gaudino Nello staccato negli strumenti a fiato, ossia nella produzione dei suoni non legati tra loro, la cosa più importante da sottolineare è

El tacto y la flauta
Argentina, Edition 6 - September 2022, Physiology / September 20, 2022

Marcelo Alvarez Introducción ¨…Nada hay en el intelecto que no haya entrado por los sentidos…¨ Aristóteles De esta frase de Aristóteles podemos deducir que el

Il vibrato nel flauto traverso
Edition 6 - September 2022, Italy, Physiology / September 20, 2022

di Marco Gaudino Prima della lettura di questo articolo si consiglia di leggere dello stesso autore, nel numero di Marzo 2022, “I Muscoli positivi e

Mindfulness e Psico-cinestesia al Flauto Traverso  
Edition 6 - September 2022, Italy, Physiology / September 20, 2022

di Mirella Pantano         Non si raggiunge una bella esecuzione superando la resistenza dello strumento, ma eliminando le resistenze dentro di noi” Raymond Thiberge In questo

Las flautas de cristal de Claude Laurent y sus aportaciones al desarrollo de la flauta travesera
Edition 7 - December 2022, Featured, Flute History, Spain / December 20, 2022 Por Montserrat Gascón Photo: Flauta de ocho llaves construida por Claude Laurent en 1839. Fotografía: Museu de la Música de Barcelona Desde el último tercio del siglo XVIII, los instrumentos de
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History of Theobald Böhm and correct spelling
Edition 7 - December 2022, Flute History, Germany / December 20, 2022 by Ludwig Böhm, great-great-grandson ***We continue the publication of a series of articles by Ludwig Böhm from“Commemorative Writing on the occasion of Theobald Böhm’s 200th Birthday, Munich 1994”, gradually approaching the
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A case for reviving Richard Carte’s 1867 system flute model
Edition 6 - September 2022, Flute History, USA / September 20, 2022 by Tim Lane Introduction A number of years ago I purchased an antique 1867 Carte system flute. I was curiousto know more about the 1867 system, to understand why so
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ETHNIC FLUTES
I flauti di tradizione cinese
Edition 6 - September 2022, Ethnic Flutes, Italy / September 20, 2022

di Marco Felicioni Nell’estremo oriente si concentra maggiormente la presenza del valore spirituale ed evocativo della musica e del flauto;

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Armenia, Edition 6 - September 2022, Ethnic Flutes / September 20, 2022

Anush Naroyan Իմ  նախորդ  հոդվածում  ներկայացրել էի Հայաստան  երկրիրը,պատմելով հին հայկական ազգային գործիք` դուդուկի մասին,որը որ իր հրաշալի հնչողությամբ հայտնի

Il Duduk: un dono di Dio
Armenia, Edition 5 - June 2022, Ethnic Flutes, Greece / June 20, 2022

Il suono dell'anima armena di Anush Naroyan L'Armenia è un paese antico: la sua cultura, così come le sue tradizioni,


JAZZ FLUTE
Storia del flauto jazz – Parte 3. Buddy Collette e Frank Wess
Edition 3 - December 2021, Italy, Jazz Flute / December 20, 2021

Di Nicola Rizzo Eccoci qui ad un nuovo appuntamento con la storia del flauto jazz. Protagonisti di oggi Buddy Collette

Wayman Carver e Harry Klee
Edition 2 - September 2021, Italy, Jazz Flute / September 20, 2021

Storia del flauto jazz - Parte seconda di Nicola Rizzo Ed eccoci ad un nuovo appuntamento del nostro viaggio alla

So you want to improvise, do you?
Edition 2 - September 2021, Jazz Flute, North America / September 20, 2021

by Bill McBirnie From the start, I can guarantee you that learning to improvise will give you a genuine opportunity


NORTH AMERICA
Important lessons for flutists from Leonardo da Vinci
Edition 7 - December 2022, Editors' Choice, Pedagogy, USA / December 20, 2022 by Yulia Berry Leonardo da Vinci was not only a great artist, but also a great scientist, inventor and philosopher. Among his innumerable inventions are the machine gun, the mechanical knight, also called Leonardo's robot,
Professional Development for Teachers
Career, Finance & Management, Edition 7 - December 2022, USA / December 20, 2022 By Lea Pearson, DMA, LBME N.B. This article is a beginning discussion about professional development. Given the worldwide nature of this publication, it is an open invitation for you, the reader, to contribute valuable resources
The Electric Flute: An Introduction to Playing with Effects
Edition 7 - December 2022, Multimedia, USA / December 20, 2022 By Melissa Keeling INTRODUCTION I will never forget the first time I heard my flute through effects pedals (the “electric flute”). Though I didn’t realize it at the time, that day was the beginning of
Playing All the Notes: Flute Music by Underrepresented Composers
Edition 7 - December 2022, Ensembles & Repertoire, USA / December 20, 2022 Michelle Barraclough with Joshua Lyon, Carmela Steyaert, and Grace Young At the end of the Fall 2021 semester, I encouraged my college flute students to consider learning a piece by an underrepresented composer (female and/or
Kathy Blocky: They were right, I was wrong
They were right!  I was wrong!     
Edition 7 - December 2022, Pedagogy, USA / December 20, 2022 By Kathy Blocki Sometimes you need to travel half way around the world to open your eyes to new perspectives. Prior to the covid lockdowns, I had the privilege of presenting a KinderFlute Teacher Training


CENTRAL-SOUTH AMERICA
2nd International Student Essay Contest

by The Babel Flute Congratulations

Posted: Edition 7 - December 2022, News and Events, Peru, Students' Works / December 20, 2022
Flauta Andina

por Daniel Velasco A pesar

Posted: Edition 7 - December 2022, Ensembles & Repertoire, Equador / December 20, 2022
Fomentando la crítica escolar sobre artículos de arte y cultura.

por Manuel Carranza Cueto Fomentando

Posted: Edition 6 - September 2022, Pedagogy, Peru / September 20, 2022
El tacto y la flauta

Marcelo Alvarez Introducción ¨…Nada hay

Posted: Argentina, Edition 6 - September 2022, Physiology / September 20, 2022
Acerca de las obras de Astor Piazzolla

por Claudio Barile Haber abordado

Posted: Argentina, Edition 6 - September 2022, Flutist Diary / September 20, 2022
Concurso Internacional de Ensayos para Estudiantes

por The Babel Flute Durante

Posted: Edition 6 - September 2022, Peru, Students' Works / September 20, 2022
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST

by The Babel Flute team

Posted: Edition 5 - June 2022, News and Events, Peru / June 20, 2022

EUROPE
Eugène Walckiers: Coup de foudre pour un compositeur oublié
Edition 7 - December 2022, Ensembles & Repertoire, France / December 20, 2022 Précommandez les CD de Walckiers – sortie le 27 janvier 2023 by Alexis Kossenko Qu’est-ce qui détermine à choisir telle expression plutôt que telle autre ? Si on le demandait à un habile chanteur ou
La performance del flautista
Edition 7 - December 2022, Italy, Playing In Concert / December 20, 2022 by Mirella Pantano L’atto esecutivo nella performance musicale-strumentale costituisce l’argomento di questo mio nuovo articolo, questo perché mi sono resa conto, nei miei anni di insegnamento e professionali, che nel percorso dello studente esso è
Il flauto in forma
Edition 7 - December 2022, Flute Making and Repair, Italy / December 20, 2022 by Massimiliano Brescini Analisi di alcuni aspetti tecnici per conoscere ed ottenere il meglio dal nostro strumento Ogni flautista all’avvicinarsi di un importante evento, concerto, concorso o lezione che sia è preoccupato e concentrato sull’ottenere
History of Theobald Böhm and correct spelling
Edition 7 - December 2022, Flute History, Germany / December 20, 2022 by Ludwig Böhm, great-great-grandson ***We continue the publication of a series of articles by Ludwig Böhm from“Commemorative Writing on the occasion of Theobald Böhm’s 200th Birthday, Munich 1994”, gradually approaching the celebration of Theobald Böhm’s 230th
L’arte dell’ornamentazione negli adagi nel Barocco italiano
Analysis & Interpretation, Edition 7 - December 2022, Italy / December 20, 2022 di Onorio Zaralli Tutti conosciamo i capolavori per flauto del Barocco italiano: Vivaldi, con i magnifici Concerti dell’op. X, gli altri concerti per flauto e le Sonate “Il pastor fido” (di dubbia attribuzione); Marcello, con
CHIQUINHA GONZAGA (1847-1945): Compositrice brasiliana pioniera dei diritti umani e civili
Composers & Biographies, Edition 7 - December 2022, Italy / December 20, 2022 di Vilma Campitelli Abstract Pianista, compositrice, direttrice d’orchestra di Rio de Janeiro. Ha affrontato pregiudizi e tabù della società schiava patriarcale brasiliana, è stata leader per la difesa del diritto d’autore, antesignana delle tipiche danze
Lo staccato nel flauto traverso e negli strumenti a fiato
Edition 7 - December 2022, Italy, Physiology / December 20, 2022 di Marco Gaudino Nello staccato negli strumenti a fiato, ossia nella produzione dei suoni non legati tra loro, la cosa più importante da sottolineare è che esso non va eseguito attraverso l’aria residua che si
Las flautas de cristal de Claude Laurent y sus aportaciones al desarrollo de la flauta travesera
Edition 7 - December 2022, Featured, Flute History, Spain / December 20, 2022 Por Montserrat Gascón Photo: Flauta de ocho llaves construida por Claude Laurent en 1839. Fotografía: Museu de la Música de Barcelona Desde el último tercio del siglo XVIII, los instrumentos de viento experimentaron en Europa una
FLAUTANDO Boswil 2022: Focus Flute
Edition 7 - December 2022, News and Events, Switzerland / December 20, 2022 Texts by visitors of this flute event Boswil, place of the flute Boswil, place of music, place of the flute - not only because the gifted teacher Marcel Moyse taught his students from all over
VITĚZSLAVA KAPRÁLOVÁ (1915-1940) – Una giovane compositrice dalla Repubblica Ceca
Composers & Biographies, Edition 6 - September 2022, Italy, Uncategorized / September 20, 2022 di Vilma Campitelli Abstract Compositrice, pianista, direttrice d’orchestra. Studia al conservatorio di Brno, di Praga (Rep. Ceca) e si perfeziona a Parigi (Francia) dove morirà da esiliata a soli venticinque anni. Incarna la vera anima
On the Trail of my Great-great-grandfather Theobald Böhm, Flautist, Composer, Flute Maker, 1794–1881
Edition 6 - September 2022, Flute History, Germany / September 20, 2022 by Ludwig Böhm *** We are starting the publication of a series of articles by Ludwig Böhm from“Commemorative Writing on the occasion of Theobald Böhm’s 200th Birthday, Munich 1994”, gradually approaching the celebration of Theobald


AUSTRALIA
Interview with Gergely Bodoky

by Laura Chislett Have you

Posted: Australia, Edition 7 - December 2022, Flutists Travel / December 20, 2022
Interview with Roberto Fabbriciani

by Laura Chislett Have you

Posted: Australia, Edition 7 - December 2022, Flutists Travel / December 20, 2022
Interview with Benedek Csalog

by Laura Chislett Have you

Posted: Australia, Edition 7 - December 2022, Flutists Travel / December 20, 2022
ASIA
Interview with Enrico Sartori

by Yulia Berry Enrico Sartori

Posted: China, Edition 6 - September 2022, Interviews, Italy, USA / September 20, 2022
AFRICA