Harmonie Transverse Flute
Choir concert for all ages, in the Grand Hall of the 1870 Town Hall.
The Daegeum, which is a large bamboo transverse flute
with a buzzing membrane that gives it a special timbre, making a unique sound.
Leroux is one of the few outsiders to have mastered the tambin (also known as the Fula flute), or the Guinean transverse flute
Combining actual artifact discovery with relevant snippets of world wide cultural history patterns, "Flute Lore, Flute Tales" describes the origin and development of four different flute types: the vertical flute, the transverse flute
, the panpipes, and the whistle or ocarina.
Quantz was the author of Essay of a Method for Playing the Transverse Flute
, a compendious manual published in Berlin in 1752 not just concerned with flute-playing but also with performance practice and contemporary forms and styles.
Percussion instruments made from Ford Focus parts Code: /at090508bfocus-8; Seb Goodwin-Day with the clutch-plate guitar Code: /at090508bfocus-6; Andy Wood with an instrument made from the front Wing Code: /at090508bfocus-5; From left, musicians Steve Pierce, with the transverse flute
, made from suspension struts and air conditioning unit; Andy Wood with the spike fiddle, suspension; and Seb Goodwin-Day with the clutch-plate guitar, side door and clutch plates Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY/at090508bfocus-1
Dr Brunt, on harpsichord and organ, will be joined by flautist Brian Stewart to perform the complete sonatas for transverse flute
Handel's cantata Apollo e Dafne was composed in Italy some time around 1706 and is small-scaled, scored only for two singers (soprano and bass), transverse flute
, two oboes, bassoon, strings and continuo.
Two musicians in a gallery play a transverse flute
and a tambour, hardly the ensemble expected for a processional.
It would be very interesting to learn whether or not the assumption that this work was commissioned for performance in Venice is borne out, since two arias contain parts for a chalumeau ('chalmaux') and a transverse flute
It adds the colour of the transverse flute
and a pair of recorders to the two string orchestras, whose antiphonal play is nicely captured in this recording.
The transverse flute
, by then simply called a flute, was the norm in orchestras by the end of Vivaldi's life.