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This book serves as a sequel to Nyfenger's Music and the Flute. It goes further in exploring his musical conceptions and in examining major works such as J.S. Bach's sonatas, Faure's Fantasy, Telemann's Fantasias, and Hindemith's Kleine Kammermusik.
Part One: Playing and Practicing -An Introduction to Imagination-What To Practice-Attacks and Slurs-Vibrato-Techniques-Experiment In A Big Way-Hearing the "Changes" Works for Solo (?) Flute
Part Two: Musical Musings-Become An Unpublished Critic-An Approach to Teaching-Being Trasported By A Musical Phrase and Meter-Tone Colors-The Quick-Change ArtistThoughts on Performance
Part Three: Prescriptions and Analyses-Introduction to Analyzing Pieces-Historical Inspirations-Once Upon a Time...-J.S. bach: Partita in A Minor; Sonatas in E minor, E major, and Eb majorMozart: Concertos in G major and D majorGabriel Faure - FantasyOrchestral Excerpts:
Part Four: Survival in the Music BusinessWork? Inspiration? Which Comes First?Playing Situations and Comfort LevelsAuditionsThe Woodwind QuintetFinal Thoughts