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Flute repertoire

Specifics of Performing Flute Repertoire, such as Articulation, Phrasing, Tone, Tempo, etc.

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Flute repertoire

Postby flute9919 » Sat May 09, 2015 12:40 pm

I would like to know many names of flute pieces... but not classics like Mozart's Concertos, Poulanc's Sonata, Gaubert's Fantaisie, Chaminade's Concertino or the others... gorgeus pieces which however are not famous and they are little known...

P.S.: I prefer the ones composed in the 1800s or in the early 1900s.

(I'm sorry for my English, but I'm Italian :D )

Thank you very much!!!

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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby zummerzet_lou » Mon May 11, 2015 2:23 pm

Do a search for flute repertoire and you'll get loads of hits.

A couple that spring to mind are
Blavet (I've had a go at "La Lumagne" and it's a lovely piece)
Louillet (he's written a few pieces for flute)


Re: Flute repertoire

Postby dwindladwayne » Mon May 18, 2015 12:24 am

I suggest to try with Prokofiev's flute sonata, Mercadante's flute concerto in e minor and if you're brave enough you can try Sciarrino, who wrote a lot of pieces for flute.
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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby MissyHPhoenix » Tue May 26, 2015 10:03 am

Try the kuhlau pieces -- there are solo as well as duets that are a lot of fun.

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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby LizHennessy » Sat Jun 20, 2015 4:38 am

Hello flute9919, not sure if you are still looking for repertoire, but my name is Liz and I am from Australia and I have written a flute concerto recently. You can hear a preview of it here- http://www.hennessyfluteconcerto.com
Liz. :)

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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby jessiefangulis » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:18 am

Hi there,

I recently attended a lovely concert of flute music in Istanbul. The flutist was Sefika Kutluer and she was
playing music by a Mexican composer, José Elizondo. You can download his music for free from a website:


My personal favorites are "Lullaby" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygW8047euVw)
and "Parade" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2XVC5E6E5c).

Have a great weekend,


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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby Classitar » Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:19 am

Thanks Jessie,

There are a couple of flute and guitar scores
Looking forward to trying them

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Re: Flute repertoire

Postby WhispyTeen » Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:58 am

Definitely worth a listen....Not sure if this is super popular or not, but it's beautiful. Rampal interprets it brilliantly.

Carl Reinecke - Flute Concerto in D Major Op. 283

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