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The Magic Flute – Solo Flute Piece by C. Berens

by Michael Lynn During the 19thC, there were 100s, even 1,000s of popular opera arrangements published for the flute. These operas, and their themes were the most popular “classical music” of the day. As soon as an opera became popular, many pieces derived from the operas were available at the local music shops. This type of flute music was…

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Add a Vintage Flute to your Repertoire!

by Alan Weiss Many flutists have been finding value in playing and understanding traversos and simple system flutes for 18th and early 19th century compositions. Playing these instruments adds insight to period style and performance practices. The same should be said of 19th and 20th century early Böhm system flutes. Flute playing and flute -making have evolved since the…

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TOP 5 strategies to trick Lazy Giovannis and Tired Suzies into playing

by Aiva Elsina Oh, teaching, TEACHING! “What a wonderful job!” I usually hear people saying when I mention my profession. Yes, we teachers have an important task to shape our students’ lives, to teach them discipline, concentration, sensibility, and many other indispensable skills. It is rewarding to see them progress with time, becoming better musicians and developing their own…

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Nono e il flauto

Das atmende Klarsein (1981)ovvero La Chiarezza che respira di Francesca Cescon Il compositore Luigi Nono (Venezia 1924-1990) nel suo ultimo decennio di vita ha dedicato al flauto contemporaneo opere uniche e rivoluzionarie ed è impossibile separare il primo da Roberto Fabbriciani, magistrale interprete delle sue musiche. Das atmende Klarsein, l’opera qui presa in esame ed eseguita per la prima…

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Как увеличить эффективность вашей работы на 200%?

The reasons for our inefficiency, of course, are many, and each has its own. Someone is doing great, but is afraid of the stage, someone’s parents were constantly compared with others, as a result, a person cannot fully enjoy their results, trying to do everything perfectly, someone does not have the energy and strength to work until the result,…

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Anna Bon (1738 – dopo 1767) Una compositrice veneziana del XVIII secolo / Anna Bon – a Venetian composer of the XVIII century

di Vilma Campitelli Anna Bon, virtuosa, cantante e compositrice veneziana del XVIII secolo. Un raro esempio di professionista alle corti Europee del ‘700.Compone pagine per flauto, per voce e per clavicembalo piene di quello spirito fresco e giovane in grado di anticipare stili e tempi. La sua unica biografia si evince dai frontespizi e dalle dediche apposte nelle tre…

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Mitologia e spiritualità

di Marco Felicioni Il fascino e l’importanza del flauto sono ben conosciuti e apprezzati in molte culture. È risaputo che questo strumento è associato ad alcune delle più importanti divinità e non sarebbe divenuto e nominato “flauto magico” senza la lunga storia di credenze e leggende. Proprio in Europa, uno dei flauti più rappresentativi prende il nome dal dio…

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Итальянский солист российского императора / The Italian soloist of the Russian Emperor

Марина Вологдина 160 лет тому назад, в 1861 году, Высочайшим указом Александра II была учреждена Санкт-Петербургская консерватория, официальное открытие которой состоялось годом позже. Первым её профессором по классу флейты стал известный итальянский музыкант Чезаре Чиарди, дав начало профессиональному обучению игре на флейте в России. Он родился 28 июня 1818 года в итальянском городе Прато в герцогстве Тосканском, недалеко от…

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