By Susan Maclagan
A Dictionary for the fashionable Flutist provides transparent and concise definitions of greater than 1,500 universal flute-related phrases participant of the Boehm-system flute might come upon. absolutely illustrated with greater than a hundred pictures, the entries include descriptions of phrases on the topic of all facets of the flute: flute kinds, flute elements, flute fix, enjoying thoughts, acoustics, articulations, intonation, universal adorns, flutemaking, flute historical past, flute track books, and more.Susan Maclagan has completely researched and categorized each one time period, together with vital flute phrases that experience triggered confusion or no longer been essentially outlined formerly, directory them alphabetically with concise, in-depth definitions. rigorously classified illustrations for plenty of flute kinds, components, mechanisms, and components aid to make the definitions more uncomplicated to imagine. The entries additionally encompass short biographies of greater than 50 major names within the flute group world wide. a number of appendixes supply additional info on topics like flute classifications, different types of sleek Boehm-system flutes and their elements, key and tone gap names, head joint strategies, and orchestra and opera audition excerpts. articles, Checking Your Flute Tuning and Scale via the flutist and pedagogue Trevor Wye—who additionally contributed the foreword—and Flute Clutches by means of the historian David Shorey, also are incorporated, in addition to an intensive bibliography.
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See also body mapping. ALIGNMENT DOTS. See app. 3C, fig. 5; guide lines (1). ALLOY. A metal that is composed of a combination of other metals or of a metal and a nonmetallic substance. For example, coin silver, sterling silver, and Britannia silver are some of the silver alloys used in flutemaking. 6 ALTERNATE FINGERINGS Nickel-silver, which is also used in flutemaking, is an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, having no silver at all. See also age-hardening; base metal; brass; fire scale; gold; gold flute; gs alloy; heat-treating; MAILLECHORT; palladium; pcm-silver alloy; platinum; platinum flute; quenching; silver brazing; silver flute (1); soft mechanism; solder; solid; solid gold; solid silver; steel (1); tarnish.
1950) owns the prototype for the bass flute in F, which was made by the Kotato Flute Company. His flute is the only bass flute in F that is held transversely and looks similar to a traditional bass flute in C. Bass flutes in F (six-fingered note G) were made for the British Guards’ Flute Bands and for the Belfast flute bands in the 1930s. : contrabass flute in F, subbass flute in F, contratenor flute. 5. Obs. In the past, when the bass flute (in C) was uncommon, the term bass flute sometimes referred to the alto flute (in G).
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A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist by Susan Maclagan