Revolutionizing Nineteenth-Century Flute Technique: Hugot-Wunderlich’s Méthode de Flûte (1804): Part I

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Kailan Rubinoff, Assistant Professor of Musicology (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: On 1 vendémiaire an 12 of the French Republican calendar (24 September 1803), a curious necrology appeared in the Correspondance des amateurs musiciens, a weekly newsletter that reported on concerts, aesthetic debates, musical instruments and publications for sale, and various other items of interest to Parisian music lovers during the turbulent years following the French Revolution.1 The notice reads, “We have just lost in a very short period of time two men who are equally dear to the art of music, to their families, and to their friends.” As two of the leading virtuosi of the day, these men—François Devienne and Antoine Hugot—were especially dear to the flute world.

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Language: English
Date: 2010
flute technique, 19th century flute technique, flute pedagogy

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