Theobald Boehm and the history of the alto flute including the facsimile edition of his arrangement of Beethoven's Largo from the Concerto for piano, op. 15, no. 1 for alto flute and piano (c. 1858) : with three recitals of selected works by Griffes, Telemann, Bartók, Jolivet, Gaubert, and others

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An historical perspective of Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) and his design of the modern alto flute. Chapters I and II discuss the development of design, playing technique and repertoire of the ancestors of the modern alto flute beginning with the Renaissance consorts detailed in the treatises of Agricola, Praetorius and Mersenne, through the Baroque flute d'amour and its use in the music of J.S. Bach, to Boehm's alto flute design (c.1855) and its use in early twentieth-century orchestral and chamber repertoire such as Stravinsky's Le Sacre Du Printemps (1911), ending with specific aspects of contemporary alto flute design and manufacture since ... continued below

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Redcay, Andrea May 1997.

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An historical perspective of Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) and his design of the modern alto flute. Chapters I and II discuss the development of design, playing technique and repertoire of the ancestors of the modern alto flute beginning with the Renaissance consorts detailed in the treatises of Agricola, Praetorius and Mersenne, through the Baroque flute d'amour and its use in the music of J.S. Bach, to Boehm's alto flute design (c.1855) and its use in early twentieth-century orchestral and chamber repertoire such as Stravinsky's Le Sacre Du Printemps (1911), ending with specific aspects of contemporary alto flute design and manufacture since 1950, including the innovations of Dutch flutemaker Eva Kingma.

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Redcay, Andrea. Theobald Boehm and the history of the alto flute including the facsimile edition of his arrangement of Beethoven's Largo from the Concerto for piano, op. 15, no. 1 for alto flute and piano (c. 1858) : with three recitals of selected works by Griffes, Telemann, Bartók, Jolivet, Gaubert, and others, thesis or dissertation, May 1997; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935677/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .