By Susan Maclagan
A Dictionary for the trendy Flutist provides transparent and concise definitions of greater than 1,500 universal flute-related phrases participant of the Boehm-system flute may perhaps come across. totally illustrated with greater than a hundred photographs, the entries include descriptions of phrases relating to all elements of the flute: flute kinds, flute elements, flute fix, enjoying recommendations, acoustics, articulations, intonation, universal adorns, flutemaking, flute heritage, flute track books, and more.Susan Maclagan has completely researched and categorized each one time period, together with very important flute phrases that experience prompted confusion or no longer been basically outlined formerly, directory them alphabetically with concise, in-depth definitions. rigorously classified illustrations for lots of flute forms, elements, mechanisms, and add-ons aid to make the definitions more uncomplicated to imagine. The entries additionally encompass short biographies of greater than 50 major names within the flute neighborhood all over the world. a number of appendixes supply extra info on topics like flute classifications, sorts of sleek Boehm-system flutes and their components, key and tone gap names, head joint recommendations, and orchestra and opera audition excerpts. articles, Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale by means of the flutist and pedagogue Trevor Wye—who additionally contributed the foreword—and Flute Clutches by means of the historian David Shorey, also are integrated, in addition to an intensive bibliography.
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When it is before a triplet, to avoid obscuring the rhythm M. when the melody is such that a note rises the interval of a second and immediately returns to the same note, the short appoggiatura will occur just before the middle note N. Between the notes of a descending third in French Baroque music, the appoggiatura is short and pre-beat and is called a passing appoggiatura. Although most short appoggiaturas are played lively and on the beat, in French Baroque music and Frenchinspired Baroque music like that of Johann Joachim Quantz (1697–1773), many of the ornaments written as small notes were intended to be pre-beat ornaments and to be played in a more charming manner.
AXLE PIN. See pin (2). AXLE TUBING. Same as key tubing. B BACK-CONNECTOR. Any rectangular-shaped clutch that is on the side of the flute nearest the player (see app. 4, fig. 6; app. 7, fig. 13). Depending on the brand and model of flute, it usually consists of a rectangular base, on top of which are two or three tabs, each of which connects to the key tubing with an armlike extension. The standard flute has a back-connector to the right of the closed G key cup. , the D key with the F key, and the D key with the E key).
Fingerings that involve pressing an extra key and/or omitting a key that would normally be depressed for a note (resulting in an extra tone hole being covered or omitted for a particular note) 2. fingerings that use half-holing 3. fingerings that give harmonics An example of an alternate fingering that can be used to play the notes F 1 or F 2 more quickly in a passage is: T 1 2 3 - / - 2 - 4D . , the D key, or R3) which a flutist would normally depress for this note. There is controversy over when to use alternate fingerings.