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Concert flute

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Concert flute is a musical performance role.

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Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2017)

South Asia: The Indian Subcontinent by Alison Arnold

The Hindustani concert flute is a bamboo tube closed at one end, with seven keyless finge rholes used to produce portamento and micro tonal nuances. Skilled players achieve a mellow tone and a voice-like fluidity. Pannalal Ghosh of Bombay, a disciple of Allauddin Khan, successfully introduced the large bamboo flute to the concert stage in the 1950s. The most famous current player is Hari Prasad Chaurasia, whose rich tone and contemporary style has set the standard for modern ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

The concert flute, which is tuned in the key of C, is the most popular flute and has a three octave range. Other members of the flute family include the piccolo, the alto flute, and the bass flute. Flute Flute a bee ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The concert flutes for which this music was composed were generally F and C. Besides the true concert flute, others of a less size were soon introduced into concerts of violins ; in which case the method was to write the flute part in a key correspondent to its pitch. This practice was introduced in 1710, by one Woodcock, a celebrated performer, and William Babell, organist of All-Hallows Church, London. They failed, however, in procuring for the flute a reception into concerts of various ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

The Hindustani concert flute is a bamboo tube closed at one end, with seven keyless fingerholes used to ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

e concert flutes for which this music was composed were generally F and C . Besides the true concert flute, others of a less size were soon introduced into concerts of violins; in which case the method was to write the flute part in a key correspondent to ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

The modern Western concert flute, an edgeblown transverse flute with a fingering mechanism that covers holes to change pitches. flutter. In a taperecording system, fast variations (more than 5 Hz) brought on by fluctuations in the transport system. flutter tongue. A tonguing technique used in wind instrument playing to create a whirring sound. FM radio. A radio format adopted in the United States and other countries in 1961, which utilized frequency modulation and allowed for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

There is however, a flute known by the name of the concert flute, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Besides the true concert flute, others of a less fize were soon introduced into concerts of violins; in which case the method was to write the flute part in a key correspondent to its pitch. This practice was introduced in 17 Io, by one Woodcock, a celebrated performer hallows church, London. They failed, however , in procuring for the flute a reception into concerts of various instruments; for which reason one Thomas Stanesby, a very curious maker of fiutes and of the inst uments ofthe like ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Music (2013)

by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy

concert flute 1. Organ stop, sometimes on principle of *harmonic flute: usually on solo manual; generally 40 pitch. 2. See flute. Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam See royal concertgebouw orchestra of amsterdam. concertina Small instrument with bellows similar to *accordion but with hexagonal ends and studs (no kbd). The bellows are opened and closed by the hands, the pressure created causing metallic reeds to ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Music (2017)

by Arthur Jacobs

The concert flute is a name for the standard-sized flute to distinguish it from other sizes. (3, obsolete usage, e.g. 17th-century), RECORDER. FLÜTE-A-BEc (Fr., beaked flute), REcoRDER. FLUTIST, player of the flute. (This is the older and obvious term, the current American musical usage, and fully recognized by English dictionaries: it has a clear superiority over the Italian-derived flautist, though the latter is in commoner musical usage in Britain.) FLUTTER-TONG UE, See TONGUE.

Google previewJapan Encyclopedia (2002)

by Louis Fr?d?ric, Louis-Frédéric, Käthe Roth

Yamatobue, concert flute with six holes and interior lacquered in red; length: 1 shaku 5 sun. — hichiriki, reed flute with seven holes on the top and two on the bottom, about 18 cm long. — hitayokiri, very long flute, in two parts. — shakuhachi, vertical bamboo flute; length: 1 shaku and 8 sun (whence its name), with four holes on the top and one on the bottom. The mouthpiece is beveled and the sound is formed by pinching the lips. It is the classic instrument of traditional orchestras.

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