Dictionaries & Encyclopedias of Terms Related to the Flute
The following music dictionaries and encyclopedias provide entries on the history, development, and repertoire of the flute. Entries may include images, musical examples, and bibliographies of scholarly sources for further reading.
A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,500 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system flute may encounter. Fully illustrated with more than 100 images, the entries contain descriptions of words related to all aspects of the flute: flute types, flute parts, flute repair, playing techniques, acoustics, articulations, intonation, common ornaments, flutemaking, flute history, flute music books, and more.
Newly revised and expanded into 5 volumes, features in-depth scholarly entries on musical instruments from all over the world, with images. Some of the new content is not yet available in Oxford Music Online.
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