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Author Powell, Ardal.

Title The flute / Ardal Powell.

Imprint New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  788.3209 P871f 2002    ---  Available
Description x, 347 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series Yale musical instrument series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-334) and index.
Contents Shepherds, monks, and soldiers -- The flute at war and at home -- Consort and solo : the seventeenth century -- The early eighteenth century : the 'baroque' flute's golden age -- Quantz and the operatic style -- The Classical flute -- Travelling virtuosi, concert showpieces, and a new mass audience -- Flute mania -- The Boehm flute -- Nineteenth-century eclecticism -- The French Flute School -- The flute in the age of recording -- The flute in the early music revival -- The postmodern age.
Subject Flute -- History.
ISBN 0300094981 (pbk.)

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