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.
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!
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.