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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Flute, one of the finest and most sensitive musical instruments

by Amin Kashanchi Why the flute needs so much maintenance and repair? A pianist needs a piano technician only when the piano gets out of tune. A guitarist meets with a technician only to fix a broken guitar. Most of the brass instrument players know how to fix the problems of their instruments by themselves.But for the woodwinds, and…

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World Region: North America

In this category we will publish articles that are specifically related to this world region. We will also insert sub-categories by countries and the US states. The articles or research can be about American or Canadian flutists, flute makers, flute events, flute teachers, flute history. If you would like your article to be published on The Babel Flute, please contact…

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