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History of the Boehm Flute.

Christopher Welch

History of the Boehm Flute.

With von Schafhäutl"s life of Boehm, and an examination of Rochstro"s version of the Boehm-Gordon controversy.

by Christopher Welch

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Published by McGinnis & Marx in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Böhm, Theobald, -- 1794-1881,
  • Gordon, William, -- fl. 1826-1839,
  • Rockstro, Richard Shepherd.,
  • Flute -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSchafhäutl, Karl Franz Emil von, 1803-1890
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML936 W3 1961
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcxxix, 269 p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14792094M

    Modern flutes. The modern flute descends from inventions made in and by the Bavarian goldsmith, flute virtuoso, and industrial designer Theobald Boehm, and modified by many other instrument-makers since then. By the early 20th century and the recording era, French-style metal Boehm flutes had become the commonest type in Europe and America. This book tells the story of the flute in the musical life of Europe and North America from the twelfth century to the present day. It is the first history to illustrate the relationship that has 5/5(1).

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    History of the Boehm flute: with Dr. von Schafhäutl's life of Boehm, and an examination of Mr. Rockstro's version of the Boehm-Gordon controversy by Welch, Christopher, ; Schafhäutl, Karl Emil von, Theobald Böhm; Reich, Emil, ; Rockstro, Richard Shepherd. Treatise on the construction, the history and the. Boehm and Captain Gordon. Theobald Boehm Theobald Boehm was an extremely interesting man. He was a flute player and maker, composer, and a goldsmith with an advanced understanding of mechanics. He devoted himself entirely to the flute, and reinvented it in a course of about 20 years. He was born on 9th of April in Munich, Bavaria. He was File Size: 1MB.


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- Boehm flute took first prize at the Industrial Exhibition of All Nations in London - The Boehm flute took a gold medal at Paris Exhibition, History of the Boehm Flute. book first prize at the General German Industrial Exhibition. Ironically, the flute was slow to catch on in Germany. - Boehm died.

Boehm devised a metal flute with a new cylindrical bore inusing a similar mechanism to that of the flute. His first metal cylinder flute (No. 1,Dayton C.

Miller Collection) is. Theobald Boehm (), a Bavarian Court musician and industrial innovator designed completely new types of flute in and Developments of the second design by French makers, later copied by Americans and Japanese, formed the basis of the modern flute.

Its design was merged once again with the traditional keyed flute around the year to become an instrument known as the "Meyer" flute, which was quickly adopted across America and Europe. However, 20 years later the superior technology of the Boehm style flute put it well on the way to becoming the preeminent instrument used by both professional and amateur musicians.

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Theobald Boehm, Boehm also spelled Böhm, (born April 9,Munich, Bavaria [Germany]—died Nov. 25,Munich, Ger.), German flutist, composer for the flute, and flute maker whose key mechanism and fingering system were widely adopted by later makers.

The son of a goldsmith, Boehm studied flute and became a Munich court musician in In. History of the Boehm flute This book, "History of the Boehm flute," by Christopher Welch, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as Range: $ - $ InR.

Rockstro seems to indicate that Boehm flutes were rare in Germany, while complaining about the variants in use in England: "In justice to the consistency of our Continental neighbours it should be mentioned that while we [the English] have been too prone to vacillation between the old, the new, and the pseudo-old systems, the French have been generally loyal.

Theobald Boehm () is undoubtedly one of the most famous names in the history of the flute, as a result of his revolutionary redevelopment of the instrument’s design, which had an enormous impact on not just the flute, but all other woodwind instruments. History of the Boehm Flute: With Illustrations Exemplifying Its Origin by Progressive Stages () by Christopher Welch (, Paperback).

In this study, formation process of the Boehm system flute which is still being used and the evolution of the flute during this process has been analyzed and it has been aimed to relay the importance of Theobald Boehm, who has made a great contribution for the flute to become a solo instrument instead of orchestral instrument and obtain status Author: Burcin Barut dikicigiller.

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Organized into four main parts--The Instrument, Performance, The Music, and Repertoire Catalog--the book begins with a description of the instrument and its making, offers information on choosing and caring for a flute, sketches a history of the flute, and 5/5(2).This book tells the story of the flute in the musical life of Europe and North America from the twelfth century to the present day.

It is the first history to illustrate the relationship that has bound the instrument, its music, and performance technique together through eight centuries of shifting musical tastes and practices/5(7).