A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist by Susan Maclagan

By Susan Maclagan

A Dictionary for the trendy Flutist provides transparent and concise definitions of greater than 1,500 universal flute-related phrases participant of the Boehm-system flute may perhaps stumble upon. totally illustrated with greater than a hundred photographs, the entries comprise descriptions of phrases with regards to all features of the flute: flute varieties, flute components, flute fix, enjoying recommendations, acoustics, articulations, intonation, universal embellishes, flutemaking, flute heritage, flute tune books, and more.Susan Maclagan has completely researched and categorised every one time period, together with vital flute phrases that experience brought on confusion or now not been essentially outlined formerly, directory them alphabetically with concise, in-depth definitions. rigorously categorised illustrations for lots of flute forms, elements, mechanisms, and components aid to make the definitions more uncomplicated to imagine. The entries additionally include short biographies of greater than 50 major names within the flute neighborhood around the world. numerous appendixes offer extra details on topics like flute classifications, sorts of glossy Boehm-system flutes and their elements, key and tone gap names, head joint innovations, and orchestra and opera audition excerpts. articles, Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale by way of the flutist and pedagogue Trevor Wye—who additionally contributed the foreword—and Flute Clutches via the historian David Shorey, also are integrated, in addition to an intensive bibliography.

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When it is before detached or short notes G. when it is before a note that will leap to another note H. when it is at the start of a phrase I. when it is before a dotted note that is part of a beamed group of notes in a faster tempo J. when it leaps to the principal note in faster tempos K. when it appears with syncopations L. when it is before a triplet, to avoid obscuring the rhythm M. when the melody is such that a note rises the interval of a second and immediately returns to the same note, the short appoggiatura will occur just before the middle note N.

BODY TUBE/TUBING. Same as middle joint and/ or foot joint tube/tubing. See also bodymaker; cold drawing; drawing; fife (1); retuning; serial number; wall (1). BOEHM (BÖHM), THEOBALD FRIEDRICH (b. Munich, 1794; d. Munich, 1881). A German flutemaker and inventor who thrived in Munich from 1828 to 1839 and from 1847 to 1861. His inventions include the modern concert or Boehm flute in 1847. Boehm was also a renowned flutist and principal of the Bavarian State Opera, as well as a goldsmith, engineer, composer, teacher, industrial metallurgist, and author of The Flute and FlutePlaying in Acoustical, Technical, & Artistic Aspects (see bib.

See app. 3C, fig. 5; guide lines (1). ALLOY. A metal that is composed of a combination of other metals or of a metal and a nonmetallic substance. For example, coin silver, sterling silver, and Britannia silver are some of the silver alloys used in flutemaking. 6 ALTERNATE FINGERINGS Nickel-silver, which is also used in flutemaking, is an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, having no silver at all. See also age-hardening; base metal; brass; fire scale; gold; gold flute; gs alloy; heat-treating; MAILLECHORT; palladium; pcm-silver alloy; platinum; platinum flute; quenching; silver brazing; silver flute (1); soft mechanism; solder; solid; solid gold; solid silver; steel (1); tarnish.

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