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Baroque Flute Pieces, Book IV

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This five-volume graded anthology acts as an introduction to the flute music of the early- and mid-eighteenth century. All important composers of flute music of the period are represented,... Read more
  • Instrumentation: Flute
  • Edited by: Richard Jones
  • Attractive selection of 18th-century flute music
  • Includes ornament realizations, breathing suggestions and advice on tonguing
  • Notes on each piece introduce the composers and often advise on dynamics and speeds
  • Includes a separate, fingered continuo part
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Baroque Flute Pieces, Book IV

This five-volume graded anthology acts as an introduction to the flute music of the early- and mid-eighteenth century. All important composers of flute music of the period are represented, starting with the French pioneers La Barre and Hotteterre, and culminating in the great Germans Handel and Bach.

Texts faithfully follow the original sources, any editorial additions being carefully differentiated as such. These marks, which include ornament realizations and breathing suggestions, together with the editorial notes that accompany each piece, are designed to help the progressing flautist to cultivate an authentic playing style. In addition, useful information is given about the composers represented and about the pieces selected and the sources from which they are drawn.

A separate continuo part is provided, allowing the bass line to be doubled on cello or viola da gamba, in accordance with standard continuo practice. This part, in which the bass is figured, may also be used by keyboard players who wish to improvise their own accompaniment.

72 pages
Publication date: 06/06/1996 

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La Mélancolique and Chaconne from Quatrieme Concert pour la Flute TraversiereMichel Montéclair
Sarabande La Fidelle from Pieces pour la Flute traversiere, Op. 2Jacques-Martin Hotteterre
Adagio and Vivace from Sonata in G minor, Op. 13 No. 1Georg Philipp Telemann
Allegro from Sonata in D minor, Op. 2 No. 2, La VibrayMichel Blavet
Poco allegro from Solo in B minor, Op. 4 No. 4John Stanley
Andante from Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034Johann Sebastian Bach
Allegro from Sonata in D, H. 561Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Allemanda from Sonata in E minor, Op. 9 No. 2Jean-Marie Leclair
Larghetto and Andante from Sonata in E minor, HWV 397George Frideric Handel
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