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Open Questions in the Theobald Böhm Research

by Ludwig Böhm (1.12.2023) ***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 birthday in 2024. 1) Where is the original of Theobald’s flute workshop book, which was copied by Anna Böhm (workshop Theobald Böhm) and Dr….

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Das Pars-pro-Toto-Spiel  |  Neue Klänge auf Teilen der Flöte

von Andreas Mazur Im Jahr 2003 erschien mein Lehrbuch mit CD „Das Pars-pro-Toto-Spiel: Neue Klänge auf Teilen der Flöte“ beim Musikverlag Zimmermann und ich konnte es auf der Frankfurter Musikmesse im selben Jahr einer internationalen Öffentlichkeit präsentieren. Hinter mir lagen 10 Jahre an Forschungsarbeit und Niederschrift des umfangreichen Manuskriptes. Was ist das Pars-pro-Toto-Spiel? Gehen wir zurück in das Jahr…

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Theobald Böhm as a composer

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 birthday in 2024. Professional career as a composer At the age of 24 (1818), he started his education as a composer with practical lessons…

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Theobald Böhm as a flutist

Theobald Böhm 1854, photo by Franz Hanfstaengl 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 birthday in 2024. Professional Career as a Flautist The flute-playing career of Theobald Böhm began in 1810,…

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History of Theobald Böhm and correct spelling

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 birthday in 2024. Theobald Böhm was born on 9th April 1794 in Munich as the eldest of 11 brothers and sisters. Already as a…

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On the Trail of my Great-great-grandfather Theobald Böhm, Flautist, Composer, Flute Maker, 1794–1881

by Ludwig Böhm ***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 birthday in 2024. My interest for Theobald Böhm’s descendants was raised in April 1970, when my father organized a family reunion. After the reunion, I…

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5th International Theobald Böhm Competition for Flute and Alto Flute

by Ludwig Böhm The 5th International Theobald Böhm Competition for Flute and Alto Flute was, according to the number of participants, the most successful up to now. About 100 students wrote me because of the competition. It was indeed international. Participants There were 81 registrations from 21 countries: Germany (3); France (1), Italy (10), Croatia (2), Austria (7), Portugal…

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Aktive SchülerInnen, ein Wunschtraum jeder Lehrperson?

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 krampfhaft, die SchülerIn zu motivieren … nach dem Unterricht sind Sie erschöpft und ausgelaugt. Oder: Die SchülerIn möchte der Lehrperson alles recht machen … sie hat keine eigene Meinung…

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Big flute family – International Kyiv Flute Festival

International Kyiv Flute Festival – проект, открытый для сотрудничества! Приглашаем Вас стать его участниками! First International Kyiv Flute Festival состоялся! Флейтовый фестиваль такого масштаба в Украине прошел впервые! Автором идеи и инициатором проведения Фестиваля, а также его творческим руководителем является доктор философии (PhD), профессор, флейтист – Антон Кушнир (Anton Kushnir). Cовершенно новый проект объединил великолепных музыкантов – европейских флейтистов,…

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The Inventor of the Bb thumb lever on the Böhm flute: Theobald Böhm or Giulio Briccialdi?

by Ludwig Böhm ***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 birthday in 2024. The year 2021 marks the 140th anniversary from the death of two outstanding flutists and innovators. On this occasion, I would like…

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