The Treatment of the Alto Flute in Orchestral Literature

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This paper presents a brief history of the alto flute and discusses its use in the orchestral literature of European, Russian and American composers. Analysis of selected passage from various works determine its use as either a solo instrument, doubling or reinforcing voice, or as part of an accompanying line.

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viii, 60 p. : ill.

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Kirkpatrick, Linda M. May 1980.

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This paper presents a brief history of the alto flute and discusses its use in the orchestral literature of European, Russian and American composers. Analysis of selected passage from various works determine its use as either a solo instrument, doubling or reinforcing voice, or as part of an accompanying line.

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Kirkpatrick, Linda M. The Treatment of the Alto Flute in Orchestral Literature, thesis, May 1980; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1813155/: accessed June 25, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .

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