A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist

The second edition of Susan J. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,600 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system or Baroque flute may encounter.

Author: Susan J. Maclagan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538106662

Category: Music

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The second edition of Susan J. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,600 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system or Baroque flute may encounter. It includes over 100 images as well as appendices on tuning, composition, baroque music, and recordings.
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A Dictionary of Musicians

“ A Sequel to the modern composers ; with a separate figured first Companion ... as an the Flute and Violoncello , ” dedicated to intermediate step to those ...

Author: John S. Sainsbury

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ISBN: WISC:89000785758

Category: Music

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Court of Customs and Patent Appeals Reports

Webster's New Unabridged Dictionary thus defines the words " saxophone ... The modern flute is closed at the upper end , and blown with the mouth at a ...

Author: United States. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals

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ISBN: MINN:31951T00151232C

Category: Customs administration

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The Complete Idiot s Guide Music Dictionary

See also modulation. transverse flute Another name for the modern flute, compared to the recorder. trap drums Set of drums used in jazz, rock, ...

Author: Dr. Stanford Felix

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101198094

Category: Music

Page: 336

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A musician's vocabulary needs more than Do, Re, Mi... Written in clear, concise, easy-to-understand language, The Complete Idiot's Guide® Music Dictionary covers a multitude of musical aspects indispensable to any musician. Author and music professor Stanford Felix has compiled the most commonly found terms and explains them in a way that even the most novice musician can comprehend. ?The only dictionary geared toward the beginner musician ?Gives clear, concise definitions of terms, theories, and instruments, as well as important works, musicians, and composers
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Essential Dictionary of Music

For example, a B-flat trumpet plays a written C, but it sounds B-flat. transverse flute: The modern flute, that is held horizontally, as opposed to an ...

Author: L. C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457410697

Category: Music

Page: 336

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A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. This easy-to-use volume covers every major aspect of music. Includes over 330 pages.
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A Dictionary of Musical Information

Containing Also a Vocabulary of Musical Terms, and a List of Modern Musical ... 3 00 Clarke's Dollar Instructor for Reed Wimer's New School for Flute .

Author: John Weeks Moore

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ISBN: NYPL:33433033160809

Category: Music

Page: 211

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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Judging by the references made to his Dictionary, he was certainly ... or contradictious instead of contradictory, or flutist instead of flautist.

Author: H. W. Fowler

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191615115

Category: Reference

Page: 832

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'What grammarians say should be has perhaps less influence on what shall be than even the more modest of them realize ...' No book had more influence on twentieth-century attitudes to the English language in Britain than Henry Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly became the standard work of reference for the correct use of English in terms of choice of words, grammar, and style. Much loved for his firm opinions, passion, and dry humour, Fowler has stood the test of time and is still considered the best arbiter of good practice. In this new edition of the original Dictionary, David Crystal goes beyond the popular mythology surrounding Fowler's reputation to retrace his method and arrive at a fresh evaluation of his place in the history of linguistic thought. With a wealth of entertaining examples he looks at Fowler's stated principles and the tensions between his prescriptive and descriptive temperaments. He shows that the Dictionary does a great more than make normative recommendations and express private opinion. In addition he offers a modern perspective on some 300 entries, in which he shows how English has changed since the 1920s. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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A Dictionary of Musical Terms

FLÛTE A BEC - FOLIATED . either octave ; and shakes between D and E. flute ... is flute , so far as the mouthpiece ( foot ) and lips similar to the modern ...

Author: John Stainer

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ISBN: BSB:BSB11329249

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Page: 456

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A Dictionary of Arts Manufactures and Mines

... have been greatly admired ; namely a flute - player , five and a half feet ... their talents to the self - acting machinery of modern manufactures .

Author: Andrew Ure

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105046857202

Category: Electronic book

Page: 1334

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Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

He also published a treatise on the flute , op . ... Drouët was one of the founders of modern flute - playing , and hirself a magnificent performer , and is ...

Author: James Duff Brown

Publisher: Paisley and London : A. Gardner

ISBN: HARVARD:32044041002601

Category: Music

Page: 637

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Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions

For example , a B - flat trumpet plays a written C , but it sounds B - flat . transverse flute : The modern flute , that is held horizontally , as opposed ...

Author: L. C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1457410737

Category: Music

Page: 64

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An invaluable addition to the "Essential Dictionary" library, this Handy Guide provides a comprehensive reference for musical terms and definitions. Often supported by examples that clarify the presented term, the volume also includes the pronunciation of foreign terms, and up-to-date electronic music terms. Entries are cross-referenced for easy use.
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The Harvard Dictionary of Music

A flute can be further classified by the shape of its air cavity: it may be *globular as in the ocarina, a horizontally held tube like the modern orchestral ...

Author: Don Michael Randel

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674417991

Category: Music

Page: 1008

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This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music.
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A New Dictionary of Music

Has written concertos for piano , violin , flute , horn ; Capriccio for string ... on biblical story , but set in modern Tennessee ) , and piano pieces .

Author: Arthur Jacobs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351534888

Category: History

Page: 416

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What is a fugue? What is the difference between a saxophone and a saxhorn? Who besides Puccini wrote an opera called La Boheme? In what year, was the National Broadcasting Company Orchestra formed under Arturo Toscanini's direction? These and thousands of similar questions are answered in this comprehensive dictionary that remains unrivaled as a single-volume summary. A New Dictionary of Music is a basic reference work for anyone interested in music, whether performer or layman.It covers orchestral, solo, choral and chamber music, opera, and (in its musical aspects) the ballet. There are entries for composers (with biographies and details of compositions); works well known by their titles, such as operas and symphonic poems; orchestras, performers and conductors of importance today; musical instruments (including those of the dance and brass bands); and, technical terms. English names and terms are used whenever possible, but foreign terms in general use are cross-referenced. Particular importance has been attached to bringing the reader abreast of new musical developments.The composers and musical works chosen were those most likely to be encountered. Where an opera is given an entry, a brief explanation of the title follows. Similarly explication is provided for other works bearing literary or otherwise allusive titles. Among performers and conductors, only the following are included: those who, although dead, continue to be prominent through recorded performances (e.g. Gigli); the highest-ranking international artists of today, plus a very few apparently on the verge of attaining that rank; and, a few who, though not necessarily at the very head of their profession, are closely associated with composers in bringing out new works, or are conductors in charge of important orchestras.
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Sourcebook for Research in Music Third Edition

Maclagan, Susan J. A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2001. The New Langwill Index: A Dictionary of Musical WindInstrument ...

Author: Allen Scott

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253014566

Category: Music

Page: 518

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Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliographic terms in German, French, and Italian; and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems. Integrating helpful commentary to instruct the reader on the scope and usefulness of specific items, this updated and expanded edition accounts for the rapid growth in new editions of standard works, in fields such as ethnomusicology, performance practice, women in music, popular music, education, business, and music technology. These enhancements to its already extensive bibliographies ensures that the Sourcebook will continue to be an indispensable reference for years to come.
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A Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist

This book is modelled after A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist (2009) by Susan J. Maclagan, but treats items relating only to the clarinet.

Author: Jane Ellsworth

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810886483

Category: Music

Page: 156

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Titles in Dictionaries for the Modern Musician series offer both the novice and the advanced artist key information designed to convey the field of study and performance for a major instrument or instrument class, as well as the workings of musicians in areas from conducting to composing. Unlike other encyclopedic works, contributions to this series focus primarily on the knowledge required by the contemporary musical student or performer. Each dictionary covers topics from instrument parts to playing technique and major works to key figures. A must-have for any musician’s personal library! The clarinet has played an important role in all kinds of music, ranging from classical to jazz to the traditional music of varying ethnicities and traditions. A beloved band instrument to thousands of school children, the clarinet is also capable of capturing some of the most sublime musical moments in the hands of professional artists. It has found a home in any number of venues, from the great symphonic concert halls to local jazz clubs, from the streets of New Orleans to the film studios of Hollywood. In A Dictionary for the Modern Clarinet, scholar and musician Jane Ellsworth offers lovers of the clarinet the premiere reference book for information about this remarkable instrument. Containing over 400 terms, Ellsworth covers the clarinet's history (including both modern and historical instruments, common and rare), acoustics, construction, fingering systems and mechanisms, and techniques, as well as its more important performers, makers, and scholars. A Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist will delight clarinet aficionados at all levels. For knowledgeable professionals it will serve as a quick and handy reference guide, useful in the high school or college library and the home teaching studio alike; students and amateurs will find it accessible and full of fascinating information about the world of the clarinet.
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