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AR Rahman: ‘Slumdog’ to symphonies - FT.com

AR Rahman: ‘Slumdog’ to symphonies - FT.com | Music Finds | Scoop.it
It began in a car shed in Chennai, the southern Indian city formerly known as Madras. The year was 2008 and AR Rahman, the most successful composer in Indian history, was looking for a site for a music conservatoire – a place where young Indians
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Develop of strong sense of time & rhythm in Jazz Improvisation | jazzadvice.com

Develop of strong sense of time & rhythm in Jazz Improvisation | jazzadvice.com | Music Finds | Scoop.it
Use these rhythmic exercises to develop a strong sense of time in jazz improvisation. Learn to hear and start jazz phrases with the metronome on two and four.
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The Classical Note: When Safe Orchestral Programming Backfires - D Magazine

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The Classical Note: When Safe Orchestral Programming Backfires
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Conductor Van Zweden and the orchestra (in generally top form) repeatedly rescued the show and managed to build a reasonable level of momentum.
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1 Understanding Musical Line

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Part 1. Understanding the line and other shapes in music
I have been speaking to my flute students quite a bit lately about discovering shapes in their music.
In flute we use musical line to direct our phrases, our breathing, and our energy.
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Ittzés Gergely: Mr Dick thinking in terms of a blues-pattern

Ittzés Gergely: Mr Dick thinking in terms of a blues-pattern played by Krisztián Jelenik (flute) (【フルート】Krisztián Jelenik - Ittzés Gergely: Mr Dick thinking in terms of a blues-pattern
 
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L'effet Doppler / Ittzés

L'effet Doppler or The Doppler Effect. A multiphonique fantasy for flute solo in Romantic style composed and played by Gergely Ittzés. The piece imitates the...
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C. Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Performers: Denis Bouriakov (flute), Ji-Yoon Kim (piano) (【フルート】Denis Bouriakov - C.
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Time charting of Practicing?

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The Pitfalls of Practice Charting
(click to enlarge)Question to Flutenet:
K. writes:
I have a few questions about practicing.
Usually, I play 3.5 hours per day.
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(EN) - Music Theory Online: Musical Instrument Ranges & Names | Dolmetsch Online

(EN) - Music Theory Online: Musical Instrument Ranges & Names | Dolmetsch Online | Music Finds | Scoop.it

"Bowed & Plucked Strings :: Harp:: Flutes :: Clarinets :: Saxophones :: Double Reeds :: Trumpets & Trombones :: Horns & Tubas :: Tuned Percussion :: Voices :: Recorders :: Keyboards :: Viols :: Instrument Names in Other Languages :: Instrument Names & Their Abbreviations :: Orchestral Layout :: Sounding Range of Orchestral Instruments :: Chart of Sounding Range and Clefs Used :: Conducting ..."


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This website gives insight on the different aspects of classical music and classical instruments. It contains extensive amounts of information on all instruments of a typical orchestra and even the positions of where are seated. Important information for any student wishing to become a professional instrumentalist.

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An Interview with Gareth Davies

The following interview with London Symphony Orchestra Principal Flute Gareth Davies interview was originally posted on Principal Chairs.
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PS-750 Review from Madrid

PS-750 in Indian Onyx The Powell Sonaré PS-750 piccolo was introduced almost one year ago at the 2012 NFA in Las Vegas.  Since that time, many have had the chance to test it and have shared their reviews with us.  One of our previous posts shared...
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Sam Most dies at 82; pioneering jazz flutist - Los Angeles Times

Sam Most dies at 82; pioneering jazz flutist - Los Angeles Times | Music Finds | Scoop.it
Sam Most dies at 82; pioneering jazz flutist Los Angeles Times Sam Most, a pioneering jazz flutist who performed with a stylistically diverse range of artists, including Tommy Dorsey, Donald Byrd, Herbie Mann and Charles Mingus, died Thursday at...
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Why piano-mania grips China’s children

Why piano-mania grips China’s children | Music Finds | Scoop.it
In Mao’s China, they were destroyed as despised symbols of the bourgeoisie – but now an estimated 40m children are learning the instrument. What has changed?
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Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month | Music Finds | Scoop.it
Why music? The many benefits of a musical education [infographic]
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Forgotten Opera Singers: Lina Scavizzi (Soprano) (Ascoli Piceno 1898 - ?)

Forgotten Opera Singers: Lina Scavizzi (Soprano) (Ascoli Piceno 1898 - ?) | Music Finds | Scoop.it
She made her debut in 1919 at the Teatro La Fenice of Venice as Giorgetta in ‘’Tabarro’’. The next year she sang at the Teatro Comunale in Cesena as Francesca in F.  Zandonai’s ‘’Francesca da Rimini’’, which counted as one of her star roles. In 1924 she  undertook a very successful Australia tour. She sang the role of Francesca in 1927 at the Teatro Carlo Felice inGenoa as a partner of Giulio Crimi and Carmelo Maugeri. In 1927 at Switzerland she appeared as a member of Max Sauter's opera troupe.  She retired from the stage during the early 1930’s. Chronology of some appearances 1920 Cesena Teatro Comunale Francesca da Rimini (Francesca)1922  Trieste   Teatro Verdi   Jacquerie di G.Marinuzzi1924 Melbourne  His Majestic Tosca (Tosca)1926 Alessandria d'Egitto Teatro Mohamed Alì Tosca (Tosca)1929  Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Tosca (Tosca)1931 Barcellona Teatro Liceo Andrea Chenier (Maddalena)1932 Roma Teatro Dell'Opera Tosca (Tosca)
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Super Bowl National Anthem to be Sung by Opera Star Renee ...

Super Bowl National Anthem to be Sung by Opera Star Renee ... | Music Finds | Scoop.it
The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem. The four-time Grammy winner will perform before the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks play at ...
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Greg Pattillo - Piano/Flute/Beatbox

Download the sheet music to this Video!! http://store.kagi.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi?storeID=6FJBE_LIVE "4 Beatbox Flute Etudes by Greg Pattillo" Transcriptions ...
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Flutes and flatterers - OUPblog (blog)

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Flutes and flatterers
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A few curious things can be said about flute (which, of course, has nothing to do with lute). Unlike fiddle, this word is certainly of Romance descent.
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Orchestral Excerpt preparation

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Orchestral Excerpts - expert instruction Dear Flute Players, I have some University aged students asking about how to learn and perfect orchestral excerpts, and also I'll bet there are some younger flutists who need to know WHY these excerpts are...
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Intermediates Ask; Teflon tape, thick lips, flashy pieces

Intermediates Ask;  Teflon tape, thick lips, flashy pieces | Music Finds | Scoop.it
Dear Flute Lovers,
Here are three big intermediate flutist's questions from the past few months. Enjoy this fascinating read. These are questions everyone asks at some time or other. Enjoy and comment too!
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Mistakes while playing the flute: Eight “Death Traps” for a budding flautist

During my long experience with teaching flute playing to students, I have come across some common problems that they usually face while playing the flute. I will list some of them for the sake of caution on your part as a flute learner.
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Flute moves: two US majors pick new principals - ArtsJournal

Flute moves: two US majors pick new principals - ArtsJournal | Music Finds | Scoop.it
Dallas has snatched Demarre McGill from Seattle to fill its upcoming vacancy. His brother, Anthony, is principal clarinet at the Met. demarre mcgill. Los Angeles Phil is also about to announce a new principal flute.
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Video: Ron Burgundy ain't got nothing on this guy's brilliant flute ...

Video: Ron Burgundy ain't got nothing on this guy's brilliant flute ... | Music Finds | Scoop.it
We can't say we're familiar with the flute/beatbox genre or if it even existed before now, but we certainly like what we're hearing here and although his facial expressions are frightening to say the least, the man must have the ...
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