Anatomy of the flute
FAQ courtesy of Joe Wolfe, the University of New South
quick natomy of a head joint by Valerie Simosko
Baroque Flute Corner Fingering charts, care & feeding and more.
shows woodwind doubling Thank you, Bret Pimentel!
Hall Performance History This exhaustively researched database contains records of 50,000
events, both musical and non-musical, that occurred in the public
performance spaces of Carnegie Hall from its opening in 1891 to
present. As of today, records spanning the period between 1891 and
1941 are now publicly available with more than 12,500 events
covered. Additional data will be released on a regular basis.
Lozano Charanga specialist
Santamaria first Charanga band in NYC
Fluteworks Helpful articles on shopping for flutes, etc.
Complete Guide to the Flute the most comprehensive source of information available today
about flute repair, construction, acoustics and maintenance from
Complex Flute designed by Istvan Matuz, improved by Julian Elvira. It can be
played as a regular Boehm flute, but it also enables
quarter-tones, multiphonics, and sound vocabularly of many types
of non-western flutes and flute-like instruments. Unfortunately
the link to British flutemaker, Stephen Wesse at the bottom of the
page is broken. (Checked 2014-11-29.).
archive From Amsterdam's leading concert hall. "This archive contains
all available programme data pertaining to concerts given by the
Concertgebouw Orchestra from its inception right up to the current
concert season." Unfortunately, apparently no program notes.
Duo Joanna Cowan White, flute; Kennen White, clarinet
Deitch Historical woodwinds
fingering, and trills, for the conical Boehm flute
Estate Project Composers, nusicians and other artists who have died from AIDS
- South Africa
Five-key "Charanga flute" Afro-Cuban wooden transverse flute
Didgeridoo - Australian traditional instrument
didgeridoo sibling from Flutes family
Didgeridoo Page- Italian language page with history, how
to play, how to make, music
University - from Alice Springs, Australia
Flute Portal "All types of flutes are discussed here: Native American
Flute, Anasazi flute, Bansuri, Shakuhachi, Xiao, Di Zi, Quena,
Irish Flute, Ney, Kaval, Shinobue, Ryuteki, Fujara, Digeridoo,
Pan Pipes, Suling, Penny whistle, Recorder, Silver Flute,
Ocarina and more"
- ""originally a three-holed bamboo flute, much like the
'wia', but in the 20th century, musicians added three more
holes in order to expand their range of notes"
Music Archive a multi-media reference archive and resource center for
traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and
North and South America
Guide to the Irish Flute information on Irish flutes , including an international
list of flute makers and dealers
flute 4-hole instrument made from bone
Ney The sound of longing - sound files, etc. (probably the
oldest pitched instrument known to man, is an oblique rim
blown reed flute with five finger holes in front and one thumb
hole in the back.)
flute bamboo flute used in Japanese Noh dramas
flute from South America
Sao - Vietnamese traditional flute
traditional music (general intro)
truc Bamboo flute
Duc Thanh Training Videos
Chi Vietnamese instrumental ensemble
Shakuhachi a total resource for Shakuhachi - the traditional Japanese
- an Indonesian/Philippine flute made out of bamboo and used
in the gamelan(sound file available)
Flautistico.com.ar information and interesting articles. Spanish language - they
suggest you usee the Google translation service if you don't read
Flook English/Irish traditional group that is a unique combination of
flutes underpinned by fluid guitar and hugely impressive bodhran
Fluitstudio De Fluitstudio is a flute shop in Amsterdam that offers repairs,
rentals and adaptations to accommodate those with disabilities.
The site includes links for "Flute Ergonomics".
Strings & a Whistle Suzanne Gilchrest, flute; Ina Litera, viola; Matthew Goeke,
Acoustics From the
of Physics department at the University
of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The Helmholtz
resonator to fingerings to F#4 (their F#7), multiphonics and
more. Other winds and voice also included.
Flute and Piccolo Page A good place for beginners. Annoying background music, though.
Flute Ark Organized by Trevor Wye. A work in progress, but has much info
on flute & flutists
An international quarterly flute magazine published in New
Flutearts.com Flute repair folks
The Flute Network master class listings and more
Talk magazine online for subscribers
flutestar.com The No. 1 Ladies' Flute Repair Agency, located in North Carolina
Whistle Sound Sample Page information, photos, and sound samples of various flutes and
Lovers' Emporium Gifts for the distinguished flutist
Flute performances on the web
Rochabrun - Devienne, Flute Concerto
No. 7: Movement
Flute Source Performance, pedagogy and more.
Sale Flute Center of New York
Family Tree traces the lineage of transverse flute playing, from student to
teacher, through the past 300 years.
in the movies Courtesy of Larry Krantz
Meet up with other flutists in your town
Flutewise FLUTEWISE ONLINE strives to keep the flute player amused,
entertained and informed.
Music Archive Vanderbilt Univesity. "a multi-media reference archive and
resource center for traditional and popular song, music, and dance
of Africa and the Americas."
Ensemble flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello - based in San Francisco.
Facebook page. As of 2017-09-10 link to website is broken.
Joueurs de Flûte A Swiss group playing the entire range of the flute family
Flutes "the most comprehensive selection of flute music and recordings
wooden flutes Beautiful simple system & an interesting links page
Lot An e-mail discussion group for flutists who play on, own, or are
interested in Louis Lot (or other brands of) vintage flutes.
Low flute resources
Kingma System Alto Flute Courtesy of Carla Rees Royal College Of Music, London
Kingma System Bass Flute Courtesy of Carla Rees Royal College Of Music, London
Flutes Committee of the National Flute Association (U.S.). Includes a makers
guide, repertoire listings and more.
Lowflutes.com Courtesly of Peter Sheridan. (Pause button @ the bottom of
the page silences the background music.)
Potter Low flute expert - see esp. her Resources page
Masterflute.com Accompaniment CDs
C. Miller Collection at the Library of Congress
Mithril Celtic band featuring Andra Bohnet, flute
et memoria French language (and some English) site that includes composer
biographies and photos, history of the Prix de Rome, etc.
Newmusicusa.org Meet the Composer & American Music Center
to form this grant-giving agency (link goes to a Wikipedia article
about the merger).
International Magazine for Music founded in 1993 by the Union of Yugoslav Composers'
Manuscripts Piobaireachd is an adjective to describe "that part of the
Highland bagpipe repertory known otherwise as ceòl mór (great
music) or a single item of that repertory." (Peter Cooke,
"Pibroch", Grove Music Online ed. L. Macy (Accessed 31 October
Singapore Flute Studio Information on flute activities in Singapore
& Co. a small flute specialty shop devoted to serving each individual
Quartet A flute quartet (flute, violin, viola, cello) featuring Andra
Winds Celebrating more than 30 years of find chamber music
performances, featuring Svjetlana Kabalin on flute.
Flute Quartet Russian flute quartet (Russian language site)
Tansman 5th International Competition of Musical Personalities Triple Flageolet
Youtube video from Trevor Wye www.upperoctave.com
online source features the work of music artists
and artisans. If all goes well I hope to make this "Professional
Grade Flute Bag" available on the site later in the year.
Wilson's Historical Flutes Page “Photos of, descriptions of, and information about historical
European and American flutes from the renaissance to the 20th
century.” (from the web site)
Designs Fine leather flute/piccolo cases
Woodenflute.com The primary focus of the woodenflute.com web site is simple
system wooden flutes with or without keys, which are often
referred to as Irish flutes.
Woodwind Group Australia's Flute Specialist
worldwide distribution of the transverse flute (.pdf file)
Gold flute pads & tools
Yamaha Corporation of America