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Thursday 25 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in F-sharp minor by Prill

 from “24 Technical Studies”

This study is the eighth piece from 24 Technische Studien für Flöte (24 Technical Studies), Op. 11, by German flutist Emil Prill. It was first published in Leipzig in 1911.

Categories: Etudes Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Wednesday 24 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Andante alla Siciliana by Mercadante

 from “Tre duetti concertanti”, No. 1

This is the central movement from the first of Tre duetti concertanti per due flauti (“Three concertante duets for two flutes”) by Italian composer Saverio Mercadante. It was first published around 1818. The word concertante denotes a piece of music containing one or more solo parts, typically of less prominence than in a classical concerto.

Many thanks to Lutz Kutscher for contributing this piece!

Categories: Classical Written for FluteDifficulty: advanced
Tuesday 23 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Giga by Boismortier

 from Flute Sonata No. 3 in D major

This is the third movement of the third sonata from Sonates pour la flûte traversière avec la basse, Op. 19 by the prolific French Baroque composer Joseph Bodin de Boismortier. These sonatas were originally published in Paris in 1727.

Categories: Baroque Jigs Sonatas Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Monday 22 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in E major by Terschak

 from “Exercices journaliers”

This study in double tonguing is the ninth piece from Exercices journaliers pour la flûte (or Tägliche Studien in German, i.e. “Daily Exercises”) by Austro-Hungarian composer Adolf Terschak. It was first published in 1867.

Categories: Double tonguing Etudes Romantic Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Sunday 21 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Trim the Bonnet

 Traditional Irish reel

This reel comes from the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of the 19th-century Irish fiddler Jeremiah Breen. In his volume Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody (1922), tune collector Francis O’Neill remarks that this tune is a variant of “Tie the Bonnet”.

Categories: Celtic Music Reels Traditional/FolkDifficulty: easy
Saturday 20 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Air from the Overture to La Dame Blanche

 arranged for two flutes

This flute duet is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, which was published in Philadelphia in 1833.

La dame blanche (The White Lady) is an opéra comique in three acts by French composer François-Adrien Boieldieu. It was first performed in 1825.

Categories: Classical Opera excerptsDifficulty: intermediate
Friday 19 April 2019

Tune of the Day: Fantasia in B minor by Quantz

 for solo flute

This Fantasia in B minor is one of 24 pieces attributed to the famous German flutist and composer Johann Joachim Quantz to have survived in a manuscript titled Fantasier og Preludier. 8. Capricier og andre Stykker til Øvelse for Flöÿten af Quanz (“Fantasies and Preludes. 8 Caprices and other Pieces for Exercise for the Flute by Quantz”). This manuscript has been kept in the Giedde Collection (named after its founder, Danish composer W.H.R.R. Giedde) in the Royal Library of Copenhagen, which hosts a fairly comprehensive collection of flute music from the second half of the 18th century.

Categories: Baroque Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate