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Sunday 19 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in B major by Prill

 from “24 Technical Studies”

This study in B major is the eleventh 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: advanced
Saturday 18 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Larghetto by Mercadante

 from “Fantasia per Flauto Solo”

This is the first movement from a Fantasia per Flauto Solo con accompagnamento di secondo Flauto o Violino (“Fantasia for solo flute with accompaniment for a second flute or violin”) by Italian composer Saverio Mercadante, first published around 1818.

Many thanks to Lutz Kutscher for contributing this piece!

Categories: Classical Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Friday 17 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Allemanda by Boismortier

 from Flute Sonata No. 4 in B minor

This allemanda is the opening movement of the fourth 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: Allemandes Baroque Sonatas Written for FluteDifficulty: intermediate
Thursday 16 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Fickle Fortune

 Traditional Irish reel

This tune comes from the Rice-Walsh manuscript, a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry, Ireland, notated by his student.

Categories: Reels Traditional/FolkDifficulty: intermediate
Wednesday 15 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Study in G-sharp minor by Terschak

 from “Exercices journaliers”

Today we propose the twelfth 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: Etudes Romantic Written for FluteDifficulty: advanced
Tuesday 14 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town

 arranged for two flutes

This duet is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in Philadelphia in 1833. The air is usually attributed to English organist and composer James Hook (1746–1827), although some sources attribute it to Henry Purcell or to Jeremiah Clarke.

This tune has become famous as the vehicle for a song of the same name by English writer Thomas D'Urfey (1653–1723), which “is a noted example of those composed by English wits in imitation of the Scots Manner, and which were, with little discrimination, accepted as Scots songs in Scotland itself.” (Robert Chambers, The songs of Scotland prior to Burns, 1890)

Categories: Ballads Traditional/FolkDifficulty: intermediate
Monday 13 May 2019

Tune of the Day: Fantasia in E minor by Quantz

 for solo flute

This Fantasia in E 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