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Origins and etymology of the European transverse flute

Simon D. A. O"Sullivan

Origins and etymology of the European transverse flute

by Simon D. A. O"Sullivan

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Published by Tityrus Press in Didcot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flute -- Europe -- History.

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    Cover title.

    Statementby Simon D.A. O"Sullivan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19499079M
    ISBN 101904454054

    Mar 09,  · Transverse flutes made out of animal bones were used in Europe in the Paleolithic era. These instruments can certainly be regarded as the ancestor of the blogorazzia.comr, it was not until the sixteenth century during the Renaissance period that the prototype of the flute that plays such a prominent role in the modern orchestra first emerged and came into widespread use.5/5(1). A French year-experienced master craftman has invented a new concept which helps musicians to have a better handling of their (transverse) flute. The sound emitted by the instrument keeps its quality level. His workshop is specialized in repairing and innovating of wind musical instruments (saxophone, clarinet, flute, brass).

    The Origin of Taegilm, the Large Transverse Flute of Korea Introduction Lee Sang-kyu Seoul National University T he taegCtm (*~), a large transverse flute having various tone colors such as a clear dignified sound and a fascinating sound produced by a. Johann Joachim Quantz's On Playing Flute has long been recognized as one of the most significant and in-depth treatises on eighteenth-century musical thought, performance practice, and style. This classic text of Baroque music instruction goes far beyond an introduction to flute methods by offering a comprehensive program of studies that is equally applicable to other instruments and singers 5/5(2).

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Origins and etymology of the European transverse flute by Simon D. A. O"Sullivan Download PDF EPUB FB2

During the 14th century the transverse flute began to appear in non-Germanic Europe. The court of King Alfonso X of Spain used them. French poets and Machaut were spoke of them in the 14th century.

Transverse flutes were a novelty in Italy at the time, however, as is. The transverse flute first arrived in Europe with traders from the Byzantine Empire during the Middle Ages and flowered in Germany, so much so that it became known as the German flute.

During the s and s, the flute was widely used in courtly music and. Transverse flutes made out of animal bones were used in Europe in the Paleolithic era. These instruments can certainly be regarded as the ancestor of the flute.

However, it was not until the sixteenth century during the Renaissance period that the prototype of the flute that plays such a prominent role in the modern orchestra first emerged and came into widespread use.

Oct 27,  · There is a simple nose flute of Pacific Island origin, a simple fipple flute of Irish descent, a two chambered flute of the Americas, a vessel flute from ancient Europe, a transverse flute from northern India, and a notched flute hailing from the islands of Japan/5(29).

The CD THE ETRUSCAN FLUTES by Walter Maioli produced by the soundcenter is currently found in sale in the bookshops of the principal Etruscan museums and archaeological areas in the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome, Archaeological Museum in Florence, Volterra, Tarquinia, Cerveteri, Piombino, Baratti, Murlo, Chiusi, Cortona, Perugia.

The transverse flute seems to have been unknown in Europe until it arrived from the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire in the Middle Ages. Because it first became known in German lands, it acquired the name "German flute" to distinguish it from other types of flute (such as recorders) that are held vertically.

The player blows across the embouchure hole, in a direction perpendicular to the flute's body length. Transverse flutes include the Western classical concert flutes, the Indian classical flutes (the bansuri and the venu), the Chinese dizi, the Western fife, a number of Japanese fue, and Korean flutes such as Daegeum, Junggeum and Sogeum.

Jan 09,  · Flutes (long bread roll) (music) A woodwind instrument consisting of a tube with a row of holes that produce sound through vibrations caused by air blown across the edge of the holes, often tuned by plugging one or more holes with a finger; the Western concert flute, a transverse side-blown flute of European origin.

The Western concert flute, a descendant of the medieval German flute, is a transverse treble flute that is closed at the top.

An embouchure hole is positioned near the top across and into which the flutist blows. The flute has circular tone holes larger than the finger holes of its baroque predecessors.

The Development of Flutes in Europe and Asia Archeology is a living and vibrant field, constantly unearthing “the earliest” and “the oldest”. Likewise, research into the earliest writings and references is an ongoing endeavor, with new findings emerging as more texts are translated, scanned, and indexed.

Flutes are instruments of a long history, but this flute came to Europe from the East in the 12th century. Throughout the middle ages, the flute was most commonly associated with the military but by the mid ’s it had become a very important instrument of the opera and court orchestra.

Circa - The one-peiced, two inch, wooden flute is invented. This flute is in the key of "D" - Guillaume de Machaut makes a distinction flutes that use a block to direct air at the edge of the hole (like the recorder), and flutes that need the players to direct air with their lips (The transverse flute).

The history of the flute and flute-playing. Includes information about players, makers, composers, and instruments of the past years. Text articles, pictures, and a catalog of books and CDs.

The Flute Book A Complete Guide for Students and Performers. Third Edition. Nancy Toff. This third edition has been updated to reflect new scholarship on baroque literature, advancements in technology, manufacturing refinements, and recent developments such as the contrabass flute and quarter-tone flute.

The ney is also similar to the Chinese dizi, a transverse flute made of bamboo, that has been dated to the 5 th century BC and has been used in Chinese folk music, opera and orchestral music.

The dizi is remarkable for its use of a resonance membrane made from a very thin reed shaving, which is mounted on one of the holes. Its wide range and brilliant timbre meant that the transverse flute soon became a serious rival to the recorder.

The recorder (or fistula Anglica), an end-blown instrument, had originated in England and gained popularity in Europe at the same time as the transverse flute, becoming established as an orchestral instrument.

Jun 03,  · TRANSVERSE FLUTE, THE, or German Flute, as it was formerly designated in Great Britain, may be described as a musical instrument in which, a column of air is set in vibration by regular pulsations derived from a current of air directed by the lips of the executant against the side of an orifice serving as an embouchure, pierced laterally in the substance of the pipe and towards its upper.

Musical origins and the stone Age evolution of flutes When we, modern humans, emerged from Africa and colonized Europe 45, years ago, did we have flutes in fist and melodies in mind. Introduction Music is an intensely emotional subject and the origins of music have fascinated people for millennia, going back to early historic records.

Boehm, Theobold. The Flute and Flute-Playing: In Acoustical, Technical, and Artistic Aspects. Translated by Dayton C. Miller. New York: Dover, De Lorenzo. InHotteterre the Roman wrote the “first known book of instructions for the modern transverse flute” (Powell ). Tula Giannini, in her article about Hotteterre, sums it up nicely: “’Jacques.

Nov 22,  · Figure 5 Flute Sonata in C Major, BWV Johann Sebastian Bach movement 1 Andante. The eighteenth century was most important because it signified the origin of the flute. It also brought forth a variety of composers, composition and performance styles, and compelling musical works.A Brief History of the Native American Flute.

The story of how the Native American flute developed is relatively sparse on facts, but rich in blogorazzia.com maybe that's fitting for an instrument that evolved in cultures where myth and legend were valued over verifiable facts.Apr 27,  · Transverse Flutes: An Overview by David Brown One of the most ancient and widespread of musical instruments is the flute.

Almost every culture on Earth has some sort of flute; some like the end-blown reed flute ney or nai of the Middle East date back to the Ancient World, thousands of years BC.