transverse flute

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Synonyms for transverse flute

a high-pitched woodwind instrument

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One notable feature with one of the pieces presented here (the Quartet in d minor) is that it combines the performances of the transverse flute and recorder, two instruments that were vying for dominance at the time.
The historical and musical importance of Antonio Vivaldi's six concertos for transverse flute, four-part strings, and continuo, which were published as opus 10 in Amsterdam by Michel-Charles Le Cene in 1729, is undeniable.
Harmonie Transverse Flute Concert, sponsored by the First Parish Church, with proceeds to benefit the music ministry of the church.
and available today in a facsimile edition (Geneva: Minkoff, 1972) as well as in an English translation (A New Method for Learning to Play the Transverse Flute, trans.
No new works are added to the volume: A recently identified early sonata in D major for transverse flute (HWV 378), which logically belongs here, is inconveniently placed in a separate volume (ser.
Court flutist at Dresden and later flute tutor to King Frederick the Great of Prussia, Quanta was also an innovator in flute making and a pathbreaking composer for the transverse flute, for which he wrote some five hundred sonatas and concertos as well as a substantial number of trio sonatas and other works.
The recorder edition names the flute as an alternate solo instrument, disregarding the headings in the original engraved print for the individual sonatinas, which name only bassoon and cello for these two works; only the four remaining sonatinas are designated for transverse flute and violin.
2 and 6) that the composer indicates as also performable on the transverse flute.
The recorder was known under that name in England until the 1670s, when the new Baroque type was introduced from France under the French names "flute," "flute douce," or "flute a bec," later changed to "common flute"; the transverse flute was called "flute" until the 1670s, then "German flute," "traversa," or some equivalent thereof.
In her comments on performance practice, she addresses a few subjects that are likely to be of most immediate concern to performers: which instruments are suitable for playing the solo line (violin, transverse flute, and, to a lesser degree, oboe), the meaning of a figured-bass symbol referred to by C.
Furthermore, the alto saxophone is curiously listed under "A," baritone sax under "B," tenor sax under "T," baroque transverse flute is listed under "O" (for one-keyed flute), piano-accordion under "P," upright piano under "U," ku-ch'in/gukin under "Q" for qin, etc.
A late performance in The Loft @ Bates Mill on Saturday will showcase the Carlos Casas' installation Avalanche II with an eclectic mix of instruments - from a glass harmonica and vibraphone to Japanese transverse flutes and violin.
Because there are varieties of instruments being discussed in this book, such as recorders, transverse flutes, panpipes, and tabor pipes, it is sometimes hard to stay focused on which one is currently being discussed.
The work's overall forcibility is further enhanced by frequent alternation of the chorus configuration (from four voices to double choir) and varied combination of solo singers and musical instruments (the suave sound of the transverse flutes in the Domine Deus duet for the first soprano and tenor).
Feng focuses in his chapter on transverse flutes, panpipes, and mouth organs.