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Notes for Flutists: A Guide to the Repertoire by Dr. Kyle Dzapo

Published by Oxford University Press
228 pages; Hardcover; Published: 19 July 2016

  • Only single-source reference on three dozen of the most essential pieces in the flute repertoire
  • Provides analytical insights to strengthen performers' conviction in performing practice
  • Offers information flutists need as they prepare program notes and oral introductions

Kyle Dzapo, Professor of Music at Bradley University, enjoys a career as teacher, performer, scholar, and speaker. She is a pre-concert lecturer for the Chicago Symphony and was recognized with her university's highest award for research in 2007. She holds degrees from Northwestern University, New England Conservatory, and the University of Michigan.

Notes for Flutists: A Guide to the Repertoire offers important historical and analytical information about three dozen of the best-known pieces written for the instrument. Its contextual and theoretical insights make it an essential resource for professional, amateur, and student flutists. With engaging prose supported by fact-filled analytical charts, the book offers rich biographical information and informative analyses to help flutists gain a more complete understanding of J. S. Bach's Sonata in B minor, Reinecke's Undine Sonata, Fauré's Fantaisie, Hindemith's Sonata for Flute and Piano, Copland's Duo for Flute and Piano, and 30 other masterpieces.

Offering a faithful and comprehensive guide to understanding the contexts in which the repertoire was composed, Notes for Flutists details in clear, chronological order flute repertoire from Telemann, Mozart, and Enescu to Prokofiev, Poulenc, and Muczynski. Kyle Dzapo includes biographical information on each composer and highlights history's impact on the creation and performance of important works for flute. Intended as a starting point for connecting performance studies with scholarship, Dr. Dzapo's analysis will help flutists gain a more complete picture of a given work. Its valuable insights make it essential to musicians preparing and presenting programs, and its detailed historical information about the work and composer will encourage readers to explore other works in a similarly analytical way. Covering concertos, chamber pieces, and works for solo flute, Kyle Dzapo presents Notes for Flutists, an indispensable handbook for students and professionals alike.

Contents: 

Baroque Monuments:
Telemann – Suite in A Minor 
G. F. Handel – Sonata in E Minor, HWV 379 
Vivaldi – Concerto in D Major “Il Gardellino”
J. S. Bach – Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1030

Enlightenment Gems:
C. P. E. Bach – Sonata in A Minor, Wq. 132
W. A. Mozart – Concerto in G Major, K. 313

Romantic Favorites:
Schubert – Introduction and Variations, Op. posthumous160 
Doppler – Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, Op. 26 
Reinecke – Sonata, Op. 167 “Undine” 

Belle-Époque Legacies of the Conservatoire:
Godard – Suite de Trois Morceaux, Op. 116
Fauré – Fantaisie, Op. 79 
Chaminade – Concertino, Op. 107 
Enescu – Cantabile et Presto 
Gaubert – Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando 
Hüe – Fantaisie 

Heralds of a New Era:
Debussy – Syrinx 
Roussel – Joueurs de Flûte, Op. 27

Twentieth-Century Concertos:
Nielsen – Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
Ibert – Concerto for Flute and Orchestra 

Mid-Century Solo and Chamber Masterpieces:
Hindemith – Sonata for Flute and Piano
Varèse – Density 21.5 
Martin – Ballade for Flute and Piano
Prokofiev – Sonata in D Major 
Dutilleux – Sonatine for Flute and Piano
Jolivet – Chant de Linos 
Martinu – First Sonata for Flute and Piano
. Messiaen – Le Merle Noir 
Poulenc – Sonata for Flute and Piano 
Berio – Sequenza 

American Contributions:
Griffes – Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Burton – Sonatina for Flute and Piano
Bloch – Suite Modale 
La Montaine – Sonata for Flute Solo, Op. 24
Muczynski – Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 14
Copland – Duo for Flute and Piano

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