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 FIPPLE FLUTE or ENGLISH FLUTE RECORDER - LoveToKnow Article on FIPPLE FLUTE or ENGLISH FLUTE RECORDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The recorder is described and figured by Sebastian Virdung, Martin Agricola and Ottmar Luscinius in the i6th century, and by Michael Praetorius and Marin Mersenne in the I7th century.
The lowest notes of the large flutes were provided with keys enclosed in perforated wooden or brass cases, which served to protect the mechanism, as yet somewhat primitive; the keys usually had double touch pieces to suit right- or left-handed players.
2 " Hamlet and the Recorder," ibid., 1902 and 1898.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RE/RECORDER_FIPPLE_FLUTE_or_ENGLISH_FLUTE.htm   (625 words)

 Diabolus in Musica Guide to Early Instruments - The Flute, Recorder, Whistle and Tabor Pipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Recorders were then in fashion, and the flute got a bit sidelined.
The flute, which until the eighteenth century was a superficially simple instrument, acquired its first key around 1700, and ended up as the modern monster, with levers, valves, cupholders, go-faster stripes and a turbocharger on the GT model.
The modern recorder only has essential keys on the larger sizes, and is substantially the same instrument as it was in the early eighteenth century.
www.diabolus.org /guide/recorder.htm   (1272 words)

 Silver Flutes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flute sounds are typically open and hollow as a result of relatively weak upper partials.
A flute made from a mammoth bone, found in the Swabian Alps and dated to 30,000 to 37,000 years ago is the oldest known musical instrument.
However some flutes, such as the recorder, whistle, and ocarina have a duct that directs the air onto the edge.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/165/silver-flutes.html   (844 words)

Petri, Michala: Recorder Concertos: Vivaldi, Sammartini, Telemann, Handel: Cond.
Rampal: 3 Concertos for 2 Flutes with Ransom Wilson: Viotti, Dieter, Devienne: Cond.
Rampal: Vivaldi: Concertos for Flute and Orch Op 10: Vol 1: I Solisti Veniti
www.classicrecordings.on.ca /flute.htm   (553 words)

 Woodwind Central - Flute Info
The word flute was used indiscriminately to denote both types during medieval times, but in the baroque period flute or flauto specifically meant the end-blown recorder.
The modern flute is descended from the German (transverse) flute.
The great flute virtuoso of the Bavarian Court Orchestra, Theobald Boehm, used an eight key flute, but revolutionized the instrument in 1832 with his 'ring key' system.
baroque-music.com /wc/info/flute.shtml   (602 words)

 RECORDER, FIPPLE FLUTE - Online Information article about RECORDER, FIPPLE FLUTE
modern flute), is blown through a chink directly into a narrow channel.
tone of the recorder still further, earning for it the name of flute douce.
The recorder had seven holes in front and one at the back for the thumb.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /RAY_RHU/RECORDER_FIPPLE_FLUTE.html   (834 words)

 A Memento: The Medieval Recorder
The recorder (as distinct from six-holed pipes, flageolets and other folk whistles) is an internal-duct-flute with holes for seven fingers and a thumb-hole which serves as an octaving vent.
Internal bore profiles of recorders are shown diagramataically by Loretto (1995) who has quite rightly cautioned against the practice of extrapolating the bore of a recorder from an illustration of its external profile and, to some extent, the context in which it is depicted.
Virdung also illustrates a pair of recorders, of which the thumb-holes are clearly indicated and on one of which the appropriate finers are numberd.
www.recorderhomepage.net /medieval.html   (7964 words)

 Early (and other) Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fipple flutes are discussed in the recorder and whistle (coming soon) sections of this document.
Today most people's idea of a recorder is a small, plastic, squeaky thing played by fourth grade students, but in the hands of a skilled player even the highest-pitched recorder is a sweet-toned instrument that rivals the silver flute in all but range and volume.
Medieval recorders had a straight bore (as opposed to later recorders, which are widest near the fipple (whistle part) and narrowest at the foot (part furthest from the player)), a softer sound, and much less range.
www.radix.net /~dglenn/defs/inst.html   (5560 words)

Its tone is produced by an air stream against an edge, like that of the flute, but the air is conducted by a mouthpiece through a channel to the edge; intonation is somewhat less flexible on the vertical recorder than on the transverse flute.
After that time the recorder was too weak for the continually growing orchestra, and it fell into disuse until the revival of interest in older music and instruments in the early 20th cent.
Since it lacks keys and a complicated embouchure, the recorder is one of the few instruments of artistic importance easily played by an amateur, a fact that has contributed to its growing popularity.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/ent/A0841311.html   (353 words)

 recorder - flute - recorder ensemble music - TEKKN0ID music ??
I am not sure whether it is easy for flute and piccolo flute players, because those instruments are played somewhat different.....
I listened to this kind of recorder ensemble music for the very first time...yes, because the only recorder music I remember was played by students in grade 3 or 4...
Each recorder player plays a short single sound and the complete melody / rhythm is only created by many different recorder players.
www.geocities.com /tekknolith/recorder_flute.htm   (2085 words)

 The Virtual Recorder
Note that public live or recorded live performances of music by living or recently deceased composers who are registered with performing right societies should be declared to the Performing Right Society or their equivalent in your country.
Beethoven's involuntary contribution to the recorder repertoire was originally composed for a flute clock, a kind of miniature barrel organ driven by clockwork (often combined with a timepiece), with small organ pipes.
Sonata I for recorder and continuo – transcribed by Flauto Nuovo
www.recorderhomepage.net /midi.html   (4605 words)

 Flute & Recorder Page
All of the sections except for the walnut trim piece at the front of the flute have been epoxied together.
I drew trimming lines on the square flute body in the same fashion as the kayak paddles I've made.
The new wooden flute is shown for size comparison alongside one of my standard "G" CPVC flutes.
www.dbeweb.com /kayak/pages/flute.html   (1741 words)

The book details the history of the transverse flute from 1500 until the early nineteenth century, Advice is given on acquiring instruments and their care and maintenance.
Sharon Bezaly began her study of the flute in Israel and continued studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris under Alain Marion, Raymond Guiot and Maurice Bourgue, winning the Academy's first prizes for flute and chamber music.
6, (flute, clarinet, and piano); Debussy, Petite Pièce and Première Rhapsodie (clarinet and piano); Syrinx (solo flute); Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, (flute, clarinet and piano; trans Webster); Georges Bizet, Jeux d'enfants, (flute/piccolo, clarinet, and piano; trans Webster).
www.vcisinc.com /flute.htm   (4832 words)

 By Instrument . . .
Bach, Flute Sonata BWV 1032 transposed into C major for Alto recorder and Keyboard, 1999, with a new completion for the first movement (Vivace bars 63 to 88) composed by Peter Billam, and J.
Bach, Ricercare a 6 from the Musikalishes Opfer,
Bach, Flute Sonata BWV 1032 in A major for Flute and Keyboard, 2000, with a new completion for the first movement (Vivace bars 63 to 88) composed by Peter Billam, and Fuga Canonica from J. Bach's Musikalishes Opfer for keyboard and solo instrument.
www.pjb.com.au /mus/instruments.html   (617 words)

 sheet music - music books for: piano, flute, recorder, violin, organ, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and carillon
A lengthy and cheerful piece for flute and piano followed by three bagatelles for flute solo and three for piano solo.
I arranged them for recorder, flute and guitar, but the first two parts will as well be suitable for other melody-instruments, like two flutes, mandolins or violins.
Although these pieces of music have been originally designed for recorder and flute, it is also well suited for the clarinet.
www.margrietverbeek.nl /sheetmusic.html   (583 words)

 AllRefer.com - flageolet (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
The number of finger holes varies, as does the length, which may be from 4 to 12 in (10.2–30.5 cm).
The flageolet, related to the recorder, was known as early as the 16th cent., its invention in 1581 being ascribed to Juvigny, a Parisian.
It was in use until the end of the 19th cent.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/F/flageole.html   (182 words)

 Dymaxion Recorder Consort Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Rosemary is an active member of the Recorder and Early Music Society of WA and Trio Grosso, a mixed group of early instrumentalists who perform regularly.
This is the debut recording for Dymaxion, recorded live without audience in order to give a true representation of the ensemble and the spirit of the music (studios generally being too expensive at this illustrious stage of our career)!
The aim of this recording is to inspire people of all ages to consider the recorder as a serious instrument and to encourage more people to continue playing, form ensembles, enjoy and compose good music.
www.grainger.de /rmw/graveyard/drc.html   (1450 words)

 Frans Bruggen (Conductor, Recorder, Flute) - Short Biography
Once the world's most famous recorder player, today Frans Brüggen is considered among the foremost experts in the performance of eighteenth century music.
As a flute soloist, he was equally at home in performances of the Baroque masters and contemporary avant-garde composers.
Frans Brüggen also was artistic director of the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra in Hilversum from 1991 to 1994, and joint principal guest conductor of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in London from 1992.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/Bruggen-Frans.htm   (406 words)

 Daydream [Recorder or Flute]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Daydream [Recorder or Flute] (1980) by Pete Peters
A Love Story [solo inst+pno], Amber Samba.[solo inst+pno], Baby Blues [renewed] Jazz trio, Ballade de Louise [Flute or Rec], Barcarolle in Bb [recorder or flute], Beguine 1 "Moonlight" [ten rec], Beguine 2 "Evening"[Flute or Rec ], Beguine 3 [Diane] Flute or Rec.
flute], Image 1[flute rec version], Interlude 0 [flute or rec], Interlude 1 (Flt or Rec), Interlude 2 (Flute or rec), Interlude 4 [rec version], Interlude 5 [Flute or rec], Intermezzo [flute rec], Intermezzo 2 (Recorder+Piano), Irish Stew [rec.
www.sibeliusmusic.com /cgi-bin/show_score.pl?scoreid=23992   (243 words)

 Accessories, Recorder and Flute Rolls, and books
Collins and Williams is now pleased to offer Cavallaro Recorder and Flute Rolls, made by Jean Cavallaro and her crew in Medford, MA.
If you are concerned about scratching the finish on your fine wooden recorder, try lining the inside of the thumb rest grip with moleskin, available at any drugstore.
a Bass Recorder Tutor with a Scottish Flavor This book is written for someone who already plays recorder and wants to switch from playing in the treble clef to bass recorder in the bass clef.
www.leecollins.com /rolls.htm   (728 words)

 Recorder (vertical flute) : Mollenhauer Helder Harmonic Tenor Recorder, new   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is number 4 of 14 recorders First
These superb new, luxuriously equipped solo alto and tenor recorders with extensive modern keywork were developed by recorder maker Maarten Helder especially for today's demanding players who have greeted the instruments with enthusiasm.
This instrument is intended for the professional performer of nineteenth and twentieth century music.
www.netinstruments.com /a.php?a=27763   (255 words)

 Epic (Recorder or Flute)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Epic (Recorder or Flute) (1995) by Pete Peters
Written for recorder but playable by many other instruments this piece has quite a few key changes and is a challenge to any player.
A Love Story [solo inst+pno], Barcarolle No2 in F [recorder or flute], Cameo 3 (Rec trio), Consolation 4 [recorder version]), Dancy [Pno + Rec or Flute], Death of Geronimo [Flute or recorder + Piano], El Diablo Espana (recorder version), Fancy Free (Jazz 4tet), Flight of the Bumble Bee [rec flute], Genesis [recorder version], Harlequin [rec.
www.sibeliusmusic.com /cgi-bin/show_score.pl?scoreid=36944   (182 words)

 Sheet Music for Flute or Recorder
Then explore the extensive suggestions for rhythmic/melodic decoration and improvisation (flute).
Exploration of this sort is an enjoyable way of preparing for the more mature approach to repertoire required post- Grade 5.
A great piece for friends to share, in informal music-making, it is equally at home in a studio or general music classroom and would be a useful resource for the GCSE composition class.
www.fullpitcher.co.uk /flute_recorder.htm   (553 words)

 Articles - Musical instrument classification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Some instruments fall into more than one category: for example, the cello may be considered either tenor or bass, depending on how its music fits into the ensemble, and the trombone may be alto, tenor, or bass.
Many instruments have their range as part of their name: soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, baritone horn, alto flute, bass flute, alto recorder, bass guitar, etc.
Various (groups of) instruments are known after a common, though often not exclusive, type or sphere of use, such as signal instrument.
www.zforever.com /articles/Musical_instrument_classification   (743 words)

 eBay - flute recorder, Woodwind, Sheet Music, Song Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hans Martin Linde - Baroque Flute and Recorder 
Mattheson Sonata IV for alto recorder or voice flute 
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=flute+recorder&newu=1&...   (301 words)

Vivaldi: Flautino (Recorder, Flute) Concerto in C Major,
Flute Flautino (Recorder, Flute) Concerto in C Major, Op.
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www.shop.com /op/aprod-p26739342   (172 words)

 An Irish Tale [recorder/flute] score   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Originally for recorder this piece can of course be played on any 'C' instrument such as Flute, Violin, Irish Flute etc.
or Flute), Barcarolle No2 in F [recorder or flute], Barnaby Blues (Jazz 4tet), Beguine 3 [Diane] Flute or Rec.
flute], I Never Knew [vocal + 5pce] score re-revised, Image 1[flute rec version], Interlude 3 [flute rec], Intermezzo [flute rec], Intermezzo 2 (Recorder+Piano), Irish Stew [rec.
www.sibeliusmusic.com /cgi-bin/show_score.pl?scoreid=37567   (274 words)

 Amazon.com: La Flute Enchantée: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Serenade for flute, violin & viola in D major, Op.
Variations on "Trockne Blumen" for flute & piano in E minor, D. 802 (Op.
Sérénade for flute, violin, viola, cello, & harp, Op.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002ST6?v=glance   (788 words)

 Saraband Publications recorder-flute
This sonata was written for flute but can also be played on violin or recorder.
The figured bass has been realised, and it comes with flute, bass and keyboard parts.
SM18 B. Strozzi: Donna di Maesta for alto recorder and b.c.
www.saraband.com.au /recorders.htm   (349 words)

Bach-Sonatas for Flute, Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord
Flute Music of the 16th and 17th centuries
Recorder and Early Music Society of West[ern] Australia
personal.redestb.es /armenteros/paginas/vientomadera.html   (262 words)

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