Flute Guild a company dedicated to supporting makers at large in North America as
well as offering educational and informative materials for flutists, makers
and technicians involved in the flute trade.
Anatomy of the flute
Acoustics FAQ courtesy of
Joe Wolfe, the University of New South Wales, Australia
A quick natomy of a head joint by Valerie Simosko
Flute Corner Fingering charts, care & feeding and more.
shows woodwind doubling Thank you, Bret Pimentel!
Carnegie 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
Cincinnati Fluteworks Helpful articles on shopping for flutes, etc.
Guide to the Flute the most comprehensive source of information available today about flute
repair, construction, acoustics and maintenance from Burkart/Phelan
The 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.).
Concertgebouw 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
Daniel Deitch Historical woodwinds
Dorus' fingering, and trills, for the conical Boehm flute
The Estate Project Composers, nusicians and other artists who have died from AIDS
Kwela - South Africa
Oja - Nigeria
The Five-key "Charanga flute" Afro-Cuban wooden transverse flute
Didgeridoo - Australian traditional instrument
didgeridoo sibling from Flutes family
The Didgeridoo Page-
Italian language page with history, how to play, how to make, music
University - from Alice Springs, Australia
The 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"
Atenteben - ""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"
Global 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
A Guide to the Irish Flute information on Irish flutes , including an international list of flute
makers and dealers
Neanderthal 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.)
Nohkan flute bamboo flute used in Japanese Noh dramas
Pan Pipes The
Quena flute from South America
Sao - Vietnamese traditional flute
traditional music (general intro)
Cai-Sao Vietnamese flute
truc Bamboo flute
Pham Duc Thanh Training Videos
Khac Chi Vietnamese instrumental ensemble
Tai Hei Shakuhachi a total resource for Shakuhachi - the traditional Japanese bamboo flute
- an Indonesian/Philippine flute made out of bamboo and used in the gamelan(sound
Flautistico.com.ar information and interesting articles. Spanish language - they suggest
you usee the Google translation service if you don't read Spanish
Flook English/Irish traditional group that is a unique combination of flutes
underpinned by fluid guitar and hugely impressive bodhran playing
De 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".
Eight Strings & a Whistle Suzanne Gilchrest, flute; Ina Litera, viola; Matthew Goeke, cello
Flute Acoustics From the
School 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.
The Flute Ark Organized by Trevor Wye. A work in progress, but has much info on flute & flutists
Flute Focus An international quarterly flute magazine published in New Zealand
Flutearts.com Flute repair folks
Resources links to flute choirs and publishers of flute choir music.
Flute Connection High tech site with Flute News, Site of the Week, Message boards and
Flute Dynamics a full-service flute repair shop
The Flute Market assists all flutists — from the novice to the professional — in buying, selling, and consigning quality,
preowned flutes, piccolos, and head joints
The Flute Network master class listings and more
Flute Talk magazine online for subscribers
flutestar.com The No. 1 Ladies' Flute Repair Agency, located in North Carolina
Flute & Whistle
Sound Sample Page information, photos, and sound samples of various flutes and flute-like
Flute listserv web page For all you enthusiasts of the Flute listserv, this is your page!
Flute Lovers' Emporium Gifts for the distinguished flutist
Flute performances on the web
Rochabrun - Devienne, Flute Concerto No. 7: Movement
1, Movement 2,
The Flute Source Performance, pedagogy and more.
Flutes for Sale Flute Center of New York
Flutist Family Tree traces the lineage of transverse flute playing, from student to teacher, through the past 300 years.
Flutists in the movies Courtesy of Larry Krantz
flutemeetup.com Meet up with other flutists in your town
Flutewise FLUTEWISE ONLINE strives to keep the flute player amused, entertained
Frederick the Great
Philippe Gaubert's god-daughter
Laurel Ensemble flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello - based in San Francisco. Facebook page. As of 2017-09-10 link to website is broken.
de Flûte A Swiss group playing the entire range of the flute family
Just Flutes "the most comprehensive selection of flute music and recordings
KiwiCelt wooden flutes Beautiful simple system & an interesting links page
Louis 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
The Kingma System Alto Flute Courtesy of Carla Rees Royal College Of Music, London
The Kingma System Bass Flute Courtesy of Carla Rees Royal College Of Music, London
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.)
Chris Potter Low flute expert - see esp. her Resources page
Masterflute.com Accompaniment CDs
Dayton C. Miller Collection
at the Library of Congress
Mithril Celtic band featuring Andra Bohnet, flute
Musica 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
merged 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' Organizations
Piobaireachd 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 2008),
Woodwind Quintet comprised of music faculty members at Central Michigan University
Flute Studio Information on flute activities in Singapore
J.L. Smith & Co. a small flute specialty shop devoted to serving each individual
Silverwood Quartet A flute quartet (flute, violin, viola, cello) featuring Andra Bohnet, flute
Sylvan Winds Celebrating more than 30 years of find chamber music performances, featuring Svjetlana Kabalin on flute.
Quartet Russian flute quartet (Russian language site)
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.
Rick 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.
Group Australia's Flute Specialist
The worldwide distribution
of the transverse flute (.pdf file)
www.jsengineering.net Gold flute pads & tools
Yamaha Corporation of America