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IL FLAUTO MULTIFORME DI CARLA REBORA 

by Francesca Cescon Scorrendo le sue viarie e numerose composizioni per flauto, è difficile credere che per questo strumento non sia stato “amore a prima vista” per Carla Rebora. Genovese di nascita, è sicuramente una figura di rilievo nel panorama compositivo contemporaneo italiano ed internazionale. Allieva di Azio Corghi, da anni affianca la sua intensa attività creativa a quella…

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The Flute Music of Reza Vali

by Laura Chislett This year marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of Reza Vali, a renowned Iranian-American composer, professor of composition at the School of Music, Carnegie Mellon University. In this article, Australian flutist Laura Chislett talks about his flute music. I met Reza Vali in Pittsburgh in 1992 where he teaches at Carnegie Mellon University. His name…

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Connecting with Shanghai, and four new works for flute

by Laura Chislett Accomplished Australian classical and contemporary flute player Laura Chislett reflects on her performances of five recent works of composers Xu Yifan, Anwar Wajidi, Shihui Cui, Lanqing Ding and Liza Lim. Tumbleweed, Moaning, Silence and The Shadow of Flowers: the scheduling of this two-year projectwas extremely fortuitous, though of course I didn’t know this at the time….

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Riccardo Piacentini

L’arte dell’espressività by Francesca Cescon Il 7 aprile prossimo per la stagione concertistica Erremusica di Torino, eseguirò in prima assoluta Similare (al) fado, per flauto e pianoforte composto per l’occasione da Riccardo Piacentini. Fino ad ora avevo potuto ascoltarlo solo nelle vesti di ottimo pianista all’interno del suo Duo Alterno insieme al soprano Tiziana Scandaletti ma non avevo mai…

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Female composers from down under, flute works, 1960s – 2000s

by Laura Chislett Australians love to move. Many of us spend weekends in The Great Outdoors participating in sport or simply experiencing the beauty of the natural world. The aural representation of landscape became a central theme of Australian composition from the mid 20th century onwards; likewise, the incorporation of elements from the cultures to our north. Toru Takemitsu…

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Armando Guevara Ochoa, Neo-Indigenismo musical Peruano en la flauta (II)

Por Manuel Carranza Cueto Al hablar sobre el Indigenismo en la música peruana nos podemos referir prácticamente al mismo movimiento cultural que se dió en muchos países del mundo desde mediados del siglo XIX hasta mediados del siglo XX aproximadamente: El Nacionalismo musical.   En los múltiples libros que hablan sobre la historia de la música encontramos grandes coincidencias en…

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Alejandro Núñez Allauca, Neo-Indigenismo musical Peruano en la flauta (I)

One of the composers of our time who has been – within all his extraordinary musical heritage – one of the most important musical representatives who has made a great diffusion of this nationalist current with a very personal style is, without a doubt, the maestro Alejandro Núñez Allauca (Moquegua, 1943) and his contribution to the world of the…

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